A 309th Spitfire was shot down and its pilot killed.
We got three pilots killed, sent up against known superior forces.
However, flights could last for days and some pilots killed themselves by falling asleep.
One of the Š-328s was also shot down, and the pilot killed; another had to land because of mechanical problems.
Before he could be picked up, the aircraft was shot down, and its pilot killed.
The only pilot killed during the X-15 flight test program.
Zebra lost only her pilot killed and four men wounded.
The pilot killed his engines, and the rotor took two minutes to slow to a complete stop.
In total 25 aircraft were lost and 23 pilots killed due to tail failures.
Both ships were disabled by the collision, the other pilot killed.