CHARLES R. TROPPMAN, 1LT, USAF

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Charles Troppman '52

Date of birth: June 13, 1929

Date of death: March 9, 1955

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1952 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Rotorheads:

H-19B #52-7493 from the 84th ARS at Rhine Main Air Base near Frankfurt, crewed by Charles R. Troppman (P), Maj. John C. Ziegler (CP), SSgt. Freddie Ramirez (FM) and A1C Jay A. Madarik (FM) crashed, killing all four, about 10 minutes after taking off from Fuerstenfeldbruck Air Base for its base in Frankfrut on a routine training flight.

He is buried in Washington.


Class of 1952

Charles is one of 48 members of the Class of 1952 in Memorial Hall.