MATTHEW J. COLOMBO, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Matthew Colombo '82

Date of birth: June 11, 1960

Date of death: June 18, 1987

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

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Loss

Matt was lost on June 18, 1987 when his F-14A Tomcat crashed while practicing for an airshow. He was the Radar Intercept Officer; the pilot was also lost. They were both members of Fighting Squadron (VF) 33.

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William Davidson '81 was also lost in this crash.


Class of 1982

Matthew is one of 6 members of the Class of 1982 in Memorial Hall.