ARTHUR K. BENNETT III, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Arthur Bennett III '71

Date of birth: December 31, 1947

Date of death: April 25, 1975

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1971 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Arthur was lost on April 25, 1975 when the A-6 Intruder he was flying crashed while on a training flight just off the coast of North Carolina. He was a member of Attack Squadron (VA) 75, flying from USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67); his bombardier/navigator ejected and survived.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

USNA 1971 doesn't list him as an operational loss.


Class of 1971

Arthur is one of 14 members of the Class of 1971 in Memorial Hall.