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Military IDs lost pilot from 1945 crash on Oahu

  • COURTESY PHOTO

    U.S. Navy Reserve Ensign Harold Patrick DeMoss, bottom left, was on a training flight before his plane crashed June 23, 1945, 7 miles from Kahuku Point. His remains were found in 2016.

  • DEFENSE POW / MIA ACCOUNTING AGENCY / 2016

    A crew searches for the remains of Navy Ensign Harold P. DeMoss in the mountains above Kahuku.

A long-lost World War II aviator soon will be going back to his family for burial after his remains were recovered in 2016 from mountainous terrain near Kahuku Point, and he was positively identified. Read more

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