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.
Donald L. Eby
Preferred Name: Don
Date of Birth: November 25, 1943
Highest Military Grade: 0-6 – Colonel
Colonel Donald L. Eby flew the F-100 with the 164th Tactical Fighter Squadron from 1972-1976. He assures the SSS that he can “dead bug with the best of them.”