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.
Denis Morales Cordero
Preferred Name: Denny
Date of Birth: February 24, 1931
Highest Military Grade: 0-4 – Major
Hometown: Bend, OR
Headed West Date: March 15, 2012
Denis flew the F-100C with the 322nd FDG at Foster AFB, TX, and was later assigned to Misawa AB, Japan Flying the F-100D. Denny was a member of the F- 86 Sabre Pilot’s Association