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.
Russell Owen Gentry
Preferred Name: Russ
Date of Birth: February 20, 1938
Highest Military Grade: 0-3 – Captain
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Headed West Date: March 23, 2023
Russ Gentry flew the F-100 as an IP, He also flew the C-133 and C-47.
He then went to work for Trans World Airlines flying the Connie F/E, and as Captain of a B-707 F/E, L-1011, B-767/B-757/B747 F/O.