Clipped From Redlands Daily Facts
Pilot Ejects From Faulty Jet GEORGE AFB (UPI) — Capt. Edward Skclton, 36, successfully ejected himself from his stricken ultrasonic F104C Starfighter jet Thursday and parachuted to the desert floor four miles from this base. Skelton, attached to the 434th Tactical Fighter Squadron, was taken to the base hospital for an examination. The cause of the jet's trouble was. not known.