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.
Michael J. Cahill
Preferred Name: Mike
Date of Birth: August 29, 1946
Highest Military Grade: 0-5 – Lieutenant Colonel
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
I was privileged to be in the last active duty RTU class at Luke.