Thanks to John and Joan Potenza, children of John A. Potenza, (CFC); 1/Lt Robert H. Crowther (Radarman); David Johnson, son of 1/Lt Harry B. Johnson (Pilot) and Ed Pendergast, Tail Gunner (“Here’s Lucky”) for correcting the identity of the aircraft.
Trigger Mortis II was assigned to Capt Donald H. Frank. He was joined by several members of the crew of the Feather Merchant, including John Potenza. They named the plane “Trigger Mortis II”. It is possible that this plane is was originally Feather Merchant.
The Feather Merchant
“Trigger Mortis II” may have been the aircraft ferried to Tinian by Crew #39??.
The Air Crew
Last updated 11/05/2008