391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 42-107815
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Aircraft information for serial number: 42-107815
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
815-N57442-1078154L-NTHE HUNTRESS 2Taxi sheets. Redesignation of 815-W ?1
815-U57442-1078154L-UTHE HUNTRESS 2Taxi sheets. Redesignation of 815-W ?1
815-W57442-1078154L-WTHE HUNTRESS 2Original website22

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-107815 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Delivered from the Martin Omaha plant. Next listed at Omaha, Nebraska (ATC) on 4/4/44. Then flown to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 4/4/44), and on to Homestead Army Air Field, Florida (from 14/4/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the UK via the Southern Ferry Route, as a 9th AF replacement aircraft, departing the USA on 16/4/44. The record card then lists, SOXO 9AF A (Europe) on 15/4/44, and GLUE 9AF R (Europe) on 30/4/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 574th BS on 29/5/44. Crash landed near St. Hubert, France after running out of fuel returning from the 5/12/44 mission to Oberzier, Germany. The pilot 2nd Lt. Wade F Lowe was the only crew member injured. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE 9AF CON SAL NBD on 10/12/44.

Picture listing for serial number: 42-107815
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Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-107815
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
7730 May 1944166214Alexander57436815-W42-107815
7831 May 1944166222Alexander57436815-W42-107815
8204 Jun 1944166122Alexander57436815-W42-107815
8406 Jun 1944166134Majka57435815-W42-107815
8808 Jun 1944166214Newcomer57436815-N42-107815
9312 Jun 1944166134Alexander57436815-W42-107815
9513 Jun 1944166242Spare Ship57436815-W42-107815
10020 Jun 1944166341Spare Lead57436815-W42-107815
10121 Jun 1944166125Rutledge57536815-W42-107815
10625 Jun 1944166224Alexander57436815-W42-107815
10906 Jul 1944166114Bush57436815-W42-107815
11007 Jul 1944166121Bush57436815-W42-107815
11412 Jul 1944166214Bush57436815-W42-107815
11919 Jul 1944166221Bush57436815-W42-107815
12023 Jul 1944166241Spare Lead57436815-W42-107815
12124 Jul 1944166225Lowder57536815-W42-107815
12326 Jul 1944166211Bush57436815-W42-107815
12428 Jul 1944166241Spare Lead57436815-W42-107815
12731 Jul 1944166232Garwick57436815-W42-107815
12801 Aug 1944166234Colsch57337815-U42-107815
13708 Aug 1944166124Bush57436815-W42-107815
16714 Sep 1944166211Williams57536815-W42-107815
18203 Nov 1944A-73115Brown57451815-W42-107815
19229 Nov 1944A-73134Lowe57451815-W42-107815