Here is some information to get you started on researching your uncle.
See this google "cached" link: http://18.104.22.168/search?q=cache:cHg9PM47w7oJ:www.445th-bomb-group.com/jan_44.htm+Lt.+Thomas+Conner+445th+bomb+group&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=2
1/30/1944 Conner and his crew were KIA aboard ship # 42-7565. MACR # 2247 (Missing Air Crew Report).
Conner, Thomas B Jr. 2Lt., 0-803564, Pilot
Richardson, Sydney B; 2Lt. 0-806908, Co-Pilot
MCAFEE, Harold G.; 2Lt. 0-673850, Navigator
Yurkowsky, Michael (NMI) 2LT; 0-745817, Bombardier
Helms, Russell S.; T/Sgt. 38290554; E
Kaster, Robert G; T/Sgt. 37334260; Radio O.
Cowell, Earl F; S/Sgt. 37407603; BT
Jones, Owen G; S/Sgt. 33211631; LW
Cathey, Lewis T; S/Sgt; 38274441; RW
Harrell, Ralph W; S/Sgt; 34408527; TT
Maybe Mike.Simpson from this forum will ring in with more information.
In the meantime here is a link to his website: http://www.445th-bomb-group.com/index.html
Good Luck! -Keith