JACK E. LOPER, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Jack Loper '46

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: January 6, 1958

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1946 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Jack was lost when the A-3D Skyraider he was piloting crashed shortly after a bad catapult shot from USS Ticonderoga (CVA 14) on January 6, 1958, operating in the South China Sea (roughly 14° 15'N, 119° 3'E). His co-pilot and another crewman were also lost.

He is included in the detachment picture of Heavy Attack Squadron (VAH) 2 Det. M from the 1957-58 USS Ticonderoga (CVA 14) WestPac Cruise Book.

Unable to find a memory marker.

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Class of 1946

Jack is one of 35 members of the Class of 1946 in Memorial Hall.