10 July 1969 – Robert M. Hargett is assigned to the 531TFS out of Bien Hoa AB in Vietnam. While flying F-100D #563049 he is forced to eject. Hargett is rescued.
Today in History – February 21, 1995 – Steve Fosset successfully flies across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon
“Fossett landed in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada, after taking off from South Korea, becoming the first person to make a solo flight across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon Steve Fossett was well known for his world records and adventures in balloons, sailboats, gliders, and powered aircraft. He was an aviator of exceptional breadth of experience.