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.
Marion Mack Angel
Preferred Name: Mack
Nickname/Call Sign: Hippo
Date of Birth: November 17, 1937
Highest Military Grade: 0-5 – Lieutenant Colonel
Hometown: Harrison, AR
I’m very proud to have flown the mighty “Hun” and to have served with so many wonderful professionals.