According to Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs) of the U.S. Army Air Forces, 1941-1948 which are on Footnote.com. The crew were; Demming M. Ward - Pilot - 1st Lt -Serial # 0-833949 He was from Durham, N.C. Samual E.J. Landstreet - Co-Pilot,Flight Officer,Ser # T-65708 He was from Washington, D.C. Lloyd L. Bjerk -Navigator - 2nd Lt - Ser # 02074907 He was from Minneappolis,Minn Blaine B. Weaver - Engineer - S/Sgt - Ser # 15114647 He was from Ava, West Virginia William G. Ferguson - Radio Operator - Sgt- Ser # 33434820 He was from Erie, Pennsylvania
Was on a routine flight from Dargaon, India to Chengtu China, their last radio report placed them over Poashan, China.Took off at 0925 hours last heard from 1050 hour 8, May 1945.
Bjerk & Fergusons bodies found near river where aircraft crashed in river and buried at site of wreck at 25 degrees 47 minutes north, 98 degrees 12 minutes east, approx 1/2 mile south of Pawngen, Burma.