ROBERT A. GONANO, JR., 1LT, USAF

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Gonano, Jr. '53

Date of birth: August 23, 1930

Date of death: August 17, 1955

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1953 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Robert was lost when his P33 jet trainer crashed near Victoria, Texas, on August 17, 1955. He was survived by his wife and son; he is buried in West Virginia. The other pilot was also lost.


Class of 1953

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