From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Henry White '49

Date of birth: March 13, 1925

Date of death: July 6, 1957

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1949 Lucky Bag:


Henry was lost during a training flight of his A-3B Intruder on July 7, 1957. From A-3 Skywarrior:

From newspaper articles sent by AT2 Seaman's daughter, 3/1/2012: "The plane was participating in night training exercises and at the time was practicing mirror landings which the Navy explains consists of field carrier approach work."

He was a member of Heavy Attack Squadron (VAH) 9. Also lost in the crash were CDR Charles W Carman, AQ1 Joseph J Monaco, and AT2 Eugene O Seaman.

He is buried in the Barrancas National Cemetery.

Class of 1949

Henry is one of 40 members of the Class of 1949 on Virtual Memorial Hall.