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Credits

John, Jr. and Joan Potenza, children of S/Sgt John A. Potenza (CFC Gunner) and David Johnson, son of 1/Lt Harry B. Johnson (Pilot).

The Airplane

Trigger Mortis was hit over the target on a Mar 27 night mining mission to the Shimonoseki Straits.  The aircraft was repaired, but retired from combat duty with 22 missions, and transferred to the 358th Air Service Group.  The plane was scrapped in 1950.


Photo provided by John Potenza, all rights reserved.


Photo provided by John Potenza, all rights reserved.

EPSON scanner image

“Trigger Mortis” after the war.  The reason for the “K-number” is a mystery.  Many planes had them.
Photo from “John Mann, Contributor Collection”, all rights reserved.

Air Crew

The air crew for this aircraft was Crew #3913.

 

Last updated 11/02/2008