Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Jack Bernard


Personal data

Birthdate:  26.12.1929
Birthplace:  Meridian / Mississippi
Marital status:  married
Selection date:  ??.??.1958
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 09.04.1959
Day of death:  11.01.1961
Place of death:  near Eglin AFB / Florida

Additional information

Captain, USAF; U.S. Air Force Experimental Flight Test Pilot School’s (EFTPS) Class 60-D, 1957; one of 32 semi finalists in NASA group 1 selection; was killed on 11 January 1961 when his F-105D (591730) crashed near Eglin AFB in Florida.


Last update on April 05, 2015.