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John N Gibson


Crashed near Slieveanorro Mountain near Cushendall, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland after takeoff from Gander, Newfoundland in B-17F-10-BO 41-24451 piloted by Dale Lasselle. Cause was weather. Sergeants Harrison and Pvt. Wickes were only survivors, but were seriously injured.


Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date
Died 3 October 1942


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:29 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Chronology, Losses of the 8th and 9th AF by Bishop and Hey p. 36 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia