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.
Lewis R. Gayden, MD
Dr. Lewis Gayden served in the USAF from 1971-1973 as chief radiologist for the 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, stationed at England AFB in Alexandria, LA. He is a member of Super Sabre Mach Busters.
“Doc G” Gayden is a recently retired in Montgomery, AL. He spent 39 as a Diagnostic/Interventional Radiologist with the Jackson Hospital Radiology Group in Montgomery, AL.