Major Merryl (David) Tengesdal The First and Only Black Woman to Fly the Air Forces Elite U-2 Spy Plane

Major Merryl (David) Tengesdal The First and Only Black Woman to Fly the Air Forces Elite U-2 Spy Plane

The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.

The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.

"Lockheed U-2 "Dragon Lady", the first generation of near-space reconnaissance aircraft" -- Used by the CIA. No wonder I was given that nickname.

"Lockheed U-2 "Dragon Lady", the first generation of near-space reconnaissance aircraft" -- Used by the CIA. No wonder I was given that nickname.

The U-2 has prominently featured in several events during the Cold War, at stages of which U-2s commonly overflew the Soviet Union, the People's Republic of China, North Vietnam, and Cuba. In 1960, CIA pilot Gary Powers was shot down while flying a U-2 over Soviet territory. In 1962, a U-2 piloted by Major Rudolf Anderson, Jr. was shot down over Cuba by surface-to-air missiles during the Cuban missile crisis.

The U-2 has prominently featured in several events during the Cold War, at stages of which U-2s commonly overflew the Soviet Union, the People's Republic of China, North Vietnam, and Cuba. In 1960, CIA pilot Gary Powers was shot down while flying a U-2 over Soviet territory. In 1962, a U-2 piloted by Major Rudolf Anderson, Jr. was shot down over Cuba by surface-to-air missiles during the Cuban missile crisis.

U-2 spy plane pilots get Key lime pie, hash browns and more | Fox News

U-2 spy plane pilots get Key lime pie, hash browns and more

U-2 spy plane pilots get Key lime pie, hash browns and more | Fox News

LAX Computers Went Down as U-2 Spy Plane Travels 60,000 Ft Overhead 5/3/14

LAX Computers Went Down as U-2 Spy Plane Travels 60,000 Ft Overhead 5/3/14

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