30 November 1957 – Capt Benny Lacombe is killed when he unsuccessfully attempts to bail out of Lockheed U-2A, 56-6704, Article 371, 13 miles SE of Laughlin AFB. Ejection seats had not yet been fitted to U-2s at this point. The history of the U-2 program is fraught with fatalities and crashes. “CIA pilots Wilburn S.
Howard G. Chilton, Jr.
Preferred Name: Skip
Date of Birth: May 17, 1937
Highest Military Grade: 0-3 – Captain
Howard Chilton, Jr., flew the F-100 with from 1961-1962 with the 121st Tactical Fighter Squadron/113th Tactical Fighter Wing of the DCANG.