JOHN A. LUSBY, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Lusby '45

Date of birth: March 31, 1922

Date of death: May 29, 1950

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:


Loss

John lost on May 29, 1950 when the "twin-engine Navy transport plane" he was aboard, which was "assigned to Sandia Special Weapons Base, Albuquerque, N. M., crashed in Louisiana." He was the copilot; the pilot and crew chief were also killed.

He is buried in Wyoming.

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Class of 1945

John is one of 59 members of the Class of 1945 on Virtual Memorial Hall.