From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Marcus Linn '76

Date of birth: March 14, 1954

Date of death: September 17, 1976

Age: 22

Lucky Bag

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Marcus was lost on September 17, 1976 when the A-6 Intruder he was aboard crashed near Whidbey Island, Washington. He was awaiting his flight training start date.

From A-6 Intruder & EA-6 Prowler Losses & Ejections:

… Also, remember (carried the newspaper article around for years) that an old swim teammate of mine, Ens Mark Linn, was killed in the plane he was riding in at Whidbey as a stash Ensign. CDR Mike Wertz, USN-Ret. April 2, 2010

Marcus has a memory marker in Washington.

Class of 1976

Marcus is one of 11 members of the Class of 1976 on Virtual Memorial Hall.