391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95806
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Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95806
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
806-M57242-95806P2-MThe Susan KayOriginal website48
806-N57242-95806P2-NThe Susan KayTaxi sheets. Redesignation of 806-M ?1
866-M57242-95806P2-MThe Susan KayTaxi sheets. Typo for 806-M ?1

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95806 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26B-45-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 3/11/43. Next flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 30/11/43, to Roanoke Regional Airport, Virginia (ATC) from 7/12/43. Then went to Godman Field, Fort Knox, Kentucky (from 11/12/43), and assigned to the 391st BG. Flown overseas to the UK via the Southern Ferry Route (Listed as Carribean Wing), departing the USA on 5/1/44. The aircraft record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe - 8th AF) on 5/1/44, and SOXO R (Europe - 8th AF) from 30/1/44. Original group aircraft flown over from the USA by 1st Lt. Frederick R Roeper and crew. Had flown 114 missions by Jan 1945, and went on to complete 148 combat missions, before the aircraft was transferred out of the group when the 391st BG converted with the Douglas A-26 Invader. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE CON SAL FEA on 16/2/46.

Picture listing for serial number: 42-95806
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
Susan Kay Comes HomeAirplanes42-95806
"Susan Kay"Nose Art42-95806
Roeper CrewCrews42-95806
"The Susan Kay" comes homeAirplanes42-95806

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95806
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
702 Mar 1944166332Oliver5753806-M42-95806
3122 Apr 1944166227Danford5741806-M42-95806
4028 Apr 1944166124Barker5721806-M42-95806
4028 Apr 1944166133Mccarty5721806-N42-95806
4502 May 1944166214Ljunggren5721806-M42-95806
4807 May 1944166121Roeper5721806-M42-95806
5310 May 1944166221Roeper5721806-M42-95806
5410 May 1944166221Roeper5721806-M42-95806
6015 May 1944166111Miller57214806-M42-95806
6119 May 1944166221Schleicher57214806-M42-95806
6522 May 1944166131Roeper57214806-M42-95806
7026 May 1944166231Roeper57214806-M42-95806
7127 May 1944166231Roeper57214806-M42-95806
7227 May 1944166231Erickson57214806-M42-95806
7730 May 1944166232Watson57414806-M42-95806
7831 May 1944166111Samuel57214806-M42-95806
8406 Jun 1944166226Sullivan57214806-M42-95806
9010 Jun 1944166234Whitson57214806-M42-95806
9312 Jun 1944166213Reynolds57214806-M42-95806
9513 Jun 1944166114Roeper57214806-M42-95806
9614 Jun 1944166224Roeper57214806-M42-95806
10020 Jun 1944166224Roeper57214806-M42-95806
10805 Jul 1944166234Roeper57214806-M42-95806
10906 Jul 1944166224Roeper57214806-M42-95806
11007 Jul 1944166216Reynolds57214806-M42-95806
11412 Jul 1944166135Blute57214806-M42-95806
11919 Jul 1944166116Bjork57314806-M42-95806
12225 Jul 1944166214Roeper57214806-M42-95806
12326 Jul 1944166124Smith57214806-M42-95806
12428 Jul 1944166136Crim57214806-M42-95806
12801 Aug 1944166124Wilkinson57514806-M42-95806
16714 Sep 1944166123Clapham57314806-M42-95806
17127 Sep 1944A-73215Walter57314806-M42-95806
18203 Nov 1944A-73215Kunberger57263806-M42-95806
20423 Dec 1944A-73116Kloepfer57565806-M42-95806
20625 Dec 1944A-73137Daniels57265806-M42-95806
20725 Dec 1944A-73113Penneman57265806-M42-95806
21014 Jan 1945A-73225Daniels57265806-M42-95806
21222 Jan 1945A-73225Pancoast57265806-M42-95806
21428 Jan 1945A-73236Daniels57265806-M42-95806
21529 Jan 1945A-73226Daniels57265806-M42-95806
21601 Feb 1945A-73135Marsh57465806-M42-95806
21906 Feb 1945A-73216Daniels57265806-M42-95806
22008 Feb 1945A-73336Daniels57265806-M42-95806
22310 Feb 1945A-73125Harris57265806-M42-95806
23018 Feb 1945A-73137Daniels57263806-M42-95806
24303 Mar 1945A-73225Thiedeman57263806-M42-95806
24504 Mar 1945A-73135Macklin57463806-M42-95806
24706 Mar 1945A-73115Daniels57263866-M42-95806
26118 Mar 1945A-73237Gonyer57363806-M42-95806