Lt. James Earl Shaw III - Returning to Randolph Air Force Base, Texas,
after a seven-hour training flight, this aircraft crashed ten miles southwest of
Seguin, Texas on January 11, 1951. At 8,000 feet the pilot, Captain Norman
A. Bivens, cut off the automatic pilot and began descending through an
overcast, flying on instruments. Bivens reported losing all flight instruments
and the aircraft became uncontrollable. Six of the crew members were
killed, while five others parachuted to safety.