DARYL L. CHEN, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Daryl Chen '80

Date of birth: December 14, 1957

Date of death: July 9, 1982

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

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Loss

Daryl was lost when his T-2C Buckeye jet trainer crashed in Meridian, Mississippi on July 9, 1982. He was on a solo flight and stalled the aircraft. (Information from an academy and flight school classmate via email on March 10, 2018.)

He is buried in California.


Class of 1980

Daryl is one of 11 members of the Class of 1980 in Memorial Hall.