391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 41-32025
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Aircraft information for serial number: 41-32025
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
025-S57541-32025O8-SPANCHITA DEL RIOOriginal website31

Aircraft history for serial number: 41-32025 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Delivered by air from the Martin Baltimore plant to the Martin, Omaha (Modification Centre), Nebraska, from 4/7/43. Next listed at New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (no date given), Omaha, Nebraska (from 6/7/43), and Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 14/7/43). Then listed as UGLY A (Europe - 8th AF) from 28/7/43. Next flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 28/7/43), to Presque Isle, Maine (from 30/7/43), from where it was flown over to the UK via the Northern Ferry Route. Next listed as UGLY R (Europe - 8th AF) from 3/8/43, and GLUE 9th AF (from 2/1/44). Entered service with the 391st BG on 7/1/44. Transferred out of the group in April 1945 when the 391st BG converted to the Douglas A-26. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE CON SAL on 21/3/46. Note, there is no mention on the aircraft record card that this aircraft was converted to a B-26B-35, and just refers to a B-26B model. This aircraft may have been transferred to another unit after the 391st BG converted to the A-26 Invader, needs confirmation.

Picture listing for serial number: 41-32025
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
Harlow CrewCrews41-32025
"Panchita Del Rio"Nose Art41-32025
Willis CrewCrews41-32025
Harlow CrewCrews41-32025

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 41-32025
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
8707 Jun 1944166112Wolfe57542025-S41-32025
9010 Jun 1944166113Watson57438025-S41-32025
9312 Jun 1944166137Rutledge57544025-S41-32025
10906 Jul 1944166136Boylan57447025-S41-32025
11412 Jul 1944166113Mitchell57547025-S41-32025
12023 Jul 1944166134Harlow57547025-S41-32025
12225 Jul 1944166237Harlow57547025-S41-32025
12731 Jul 1944166132Harlow57547025-S41-32025
12801 Aug 1944166123Harlow57547025-S41-32025
13105 Aug 1944166232Harlow57547025-S41-32025
13205 Aug 1944166232Harlow57547025-S41-32025
13306 Aug 1944166223Harlow57547025-S41-32025
13708 Aug 1944166135Willis57447025-S41-32025
16310 Sep 1944166134Harlow57547025-S41-32025
16411 Sep 1944166134Harlow57547025-S41-32025
16714 Sep 1944166224Harkins57547025-S41-32025
17127 Sep 1944A-73112Tavener57547025-S41-32025
19229 Nov 1944A-73113Willis57511025-S41-32025
20625 Dec 1944A-73222Bass57511025-S41-32025
21428 Jan 1945A-73213Chatham57511025-S41-32025
21529 Jan 1945A-73122Lepinski57411025-S41-32025
21601 Feb 1945A-73242Spare Ship57511025-S41-32025
22008 Feb 1945A-73122Thompson57511025-S41-32025
22310 Feb 1945A-73234Bass57511025-S41-32025
24303 Mar 1945A-73237Anderson57311025-S41-32025
24504 Mar 1945A-73013Martin C.R.57511025-S41-32025
24706 Mar 1945A-73136Martin57511025-S41-32025
25111 Mar 1945A-73223Harris57211025-S41-32025
25514 Mar 1945A-73233Horstman57511025-S41-32025
26118 Mar 1945A-73235Thomas57311025-S41-32025
26522 Mar 1945A-73135Martin A.C.57511025-S41-32025