No parachutes were seen. However, SSgt. Young was able to parachute or was thrown clear of the aircraft or a section of the aircraft crashed onto an island, before it was lost. His remains were recovered from the Japan area and were buried in the Cadillac Memorial Gardens East cemetery, Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He was posthumously awarded the Air medal and the Purple Heart.

Gordon E. Chard

B-29 Superfortresses  over Japan