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|Pilot 1st Lt. Donald Neils Trucker, O-736419 (MIA / KIA) CA
Co-Pilot 2nd Lt. Joseph Raymond Patton, O-529106 (MIA / KIA) CA
Bomb-Navigator 2nd Lt. Andrew Aloisius Doyle, O-671305 (MIA / KIA) NY
Engineer SSgt Conrad William Repp, 39304682 (MIA / KIA) OR
Gunner SSgt James Henry Shields, 37437565 (MIA / KIA) IA
Radio SSgt James Ernest Drake, 12075884 (MIA / KIA) NY
MIA April 30, 1944
On May 1, another search in the vicinity of the radio message was flown by six more B-25s of the 396th BS. The source of the radio message was deemed to be from a "gibson girl" from a PB2Y at Enewetok and was ruled out. Also, from Makin, five B-25s also searched, but found nothing, nor a PBY Catalina, both were negative.
On May 2, another search by nine B-25s of the 396th BS after completed their bombing mission and shipping search near Ponape continued to search for this missing B-25 without results.
On May 3, another search was flown by eight B-25s, based on a radio fix from Midway. Later that same day 20 SBDs searched another sector, without results.
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