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.
David Paul Egelston
Preferred Name: David
Date of Birth: June 26, 1946
Highest Military Grade: Select
David Egelston flew the F-100 at Luke AFB, in AZ and Phan Rang AB, Vietnam.