RANDOLPH C. HANBACK, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Randolph Hanback '53

Date of birth: March 14, 1930

Date of death: February 2, 1956

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1953 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Find A Grave:

Killed in aircraft accident at NAS Atlantic City, NJ durung practice Ground Controlled Approach under actual weather conditions. His last words on the GCA tape were,"Vertigo, vertigo, wherefore art thou vertigo?"

The crash occurred on February 2, 1956. He was survived by his wife, Karlene; she remarried and passed away in 2014.


Class of 1953

Randolph is one of 62 members of the Class of 1953 in Memorial Hall.