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.
Roy L. Gentry
Preferred Name: Roy
Nickname/Call Sign: Roy L
Date of Birth: December 22, 1930
Highest Military Grade: Select
Hometown: Little Rock, AR
Roy L flew the F-100 from 1957-1958 with the 8th Tactical Fighter Squadron/49th Tactical Fighter Wing.