The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
W. J. Hanzo
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Date of Death
January 21, 1954
Lieutenant Hanzo was the patrol plane commander a P2V-5 Neptune patrol bomber with Patrol Squadron 7, based at Naval Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii. On January 21, 1954, as the plane was making a landing approach it crashed into the southeast slope of Mount Puu Kaua, Oahu, killing 7 crewmen.