The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
D. E. Russel
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Date of Death
February 1, 1953
Lieutenant Russel was a crew member of a P2V-5 Neptune patrol bomber with Patrol Squadron 22, based at Naval Air Station Naha, Okinawa. On February 1, 1953, while on patrol, the aircraft crashed into Ryukyuan Mountain, Japan. All 11 crew members were killed.