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.
Navy PO1 Vincent A. Filpi III, 41, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Died March 22, 2011, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise deployed with Fifth Fleet in Gulf of Oman conducting operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Found dead on the vessel. Died of an unspecified cause in a non-combat related incident. The incident was placed under investigation.