5 December 1956 – A Northrop XSM-62 Snark, 53-8172, N-69D test model, fitted with a new 24-hour stellar inertial guidance system, launches from Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex, Florida. It wanders off-course, ignores destruct command, disappears over Brazil. It is found by a farmer in January 1983. The Day They Lost the Snark By J.
Jack J. Cousyn
In 1965, Jack flew the F-100 with a Combat Crew Training Squadron out of Luke AFB, AZ. He was then assigned to the 353rd Tactical Fighter Squadron at Torrejon AB, Spain flying the F-100 from 1966-1969.
In 1970 he went to Vietnam to fly the Super Sabre with the 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron/31st Tactical Fighter Wing at Tuy Hoa Airbase.