Arne Arneson flew the F-100D from 1959-1960 with the 430th TFS out of Cannon AFB, NM and from 1961-1964 with the 10th TFS, out of Hahn AB, Germany (F-100D).
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.