Information recounted here was obtained from the VPB-118 book, "The Old Crows, VPB-118, The History of Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron 118." Most of the crew names were compiled by James Pettit. Crew photo courtesy James Pettit of VPB-118.
Lt. Nolan W. Weller (PPC), Lt. (jg) J.D. Brewis (co-pilot), Lt. (jg) Walter E. Meier, Jr. (co-pilot), Earl R. Mann, Jr. AMM2c (plane captain/forward top turret), Paul F. O'Neil AMM2c (2nd mechanic/waist turret), John F. Healey AMM2c (3rd mechanic/aft top turret) Edwin R. Palzynski AMM2c (4th mechanic/waist turret), Harold P. Bower ARM2c (1st radio/forward top turret), Joseph E. Travascio ARM2c (2nd radio/forward top turret), Richard C. Burns AOM2c (bombardier/bow turret), Donald F. Berger AMO2c (1st ordnanceman/tail turret).