Airman Accounted For From World War II (Gochnauer, T.)

Release No: 19-074 May 15, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Toney W. Gochnauer, killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 13, 2019.

(Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.)

In January 1944, Gochnauer was a member of the 425th Bombardment Squadron, 308th Heavy Bombardment Group, 14th Air Force, as a copilot of a B-24J bomber aircraft. The aircraft disappeared on Jan. 25, 1944, while on a flight from Kunming, China, to Chabua, India. Following the aircraft's takeoff, no communication could be established and the crew did not reach its destination. The eight crewmembers and four passengers were subsequently declared missing in action.

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