5 December 1956 – A Northrop XSM-62 Snark, 53-8172, N-69D test model, fitted with a new 24-hour stellar inertial guidance system, launches from Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex, Florida. It wanders off-course, ignores destruct command, disappears over Brazil. It is found by a farmer in January 1983. The Day They Lost the Snark By J.
Owen B. Cohagan
Preferred Name: Owen
Date of Birth: January 18, 1949
Highest Military Grade: Select
Owen Cohagen flew the F-100 and the A-7D from 1971-1974 with the 166th Tactical Fighter Squadron/121st Tactical Fighter Wing of the OHANG.