CPT John A. McAllaster Jr.
Lost In Korea, April 4, 1952
A presumptive finding of death in each case!
CPT John A. McAllaster was born on February 13, 1922. His official home of record was Portland, Oregon.
On April 4, 1952, while flying as the navigator on a B-26 mission over Korea, at night,
he and his crew never returned to their air base at Kunsan, Korea.
The dates are often conflicted in the known, available records. On March 31, 1954, the United States
government made a presumptive finding of death in the cases of all three crewmembers, and changed their status to
"died while missing, body not recovered", effective April 4, 1952. What little else is known about the fate John McAllaster
and his crew members, raises many disturbing questions about the issue of "unreturned" Korean War POW/MIA's!
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