Looking to contact family members of missing Army Air Forces aviators (WWII) that were lost on 18 Dec 1944 while on a combat sea sweep over the South China Sea and the Formosa Straits.The aircraft tail number is 44-40826 and belonged to the 425th Bomb Sq./308th Bomb Gp./14th Air Force.
Specifically looking to contact family members of the following crewmen:
1.1st Lt. Folke L. Johnson, s/n: O-779026, Pilot, Entered service from Norfolk County, VA.
2.1st Lt. Reed D. Deen, s/n: O-689137, Bombardier, Entered service from Sebastian County, AR.
3.TSgt Alva L. Knox, 13131629, Engineer, Entered service from Butler County, PA.
4.SSgt Bruce L. Ludwig, 16092181, Assistant Engineer, Entered service from Waukesha County, WI.