391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95825
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Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95825
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
825-B57342-95825T6-BEASY DOG 99Original website31
852-B57342-95825T6-BEASY DOG 99Taxi sheets. Typo for 825-B ?1

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95825 (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 9/11/43. Next flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 6/12/43), to Patterson Field, Ohio (ATC) from 9/12/43. The 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 6/1/44. The aircraft record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe - 8th AF) on 6/1/44, and SOXO R (Europe - 8th AF) from 30/1/44. Original group aircraft flown over from the USA by 1st Lt. Lawrence H Schaffner and crew. Shot down by Me-109 & Fw-190 fighters on the 23/12/44 Ahrweiler Railway Viaduct mission. The aircraft was attacked whilst pulling away from the target. The left engine was smoking, the right engine only running on reduced power, and a fire had developed in the radio compartment. The pilot, Captain Joseph J Boylan and crew all baled out and were captured as POW's. The aircraft crashed near Wittlich, Germany. Engines, P&W, R-2800-43, serials: 41-36678 (left), and, 41-39333 (right). The aircraft had flown 108 combat missions. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, SOXO CON MIA on 23/12/44. Have also seen this aircraft listed as just "Easy", needs confirmation.

Incident listing for serial number: 42-95825
Mission Source_id Description Serial
203M11662MACR 11662, 42-95825. 23 Dec 194442-95825

Picture listing for serial number: 42-95825
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
"Easy Dog 99"Nose Art42-95825
"Easy Dog 99" comes homeAirplanes42-95825

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95825
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
425 Feb 1944166212Aldridge57515825-B42-95825
702 Mar 1944166112Shaffner57315825-B42-95825
3122 Apr 1944166112Shaffner57315825-B42-95825
4301 May 1944166131Shaffner57315825-B42-95825
4401 May 1944166131Adams57315825-B42-95825
4502 May 1944166233Alexander57215825-B42-95825
4707 May 1944166132Crim57215825-B42-95825
4807 May 1944166132Crim57215825-B42-95825
5310 May 1944166234Whitson57216825-B42-95825
5410 May 1944166234Whitson57215825-B42-95825
6522 May 1944166142Spare Ship57325825-B42-95825
7026 May 1944166126Watson57425825-B42-95825
7026 May 1944166143Spare57325825-B42-95825
7227 May 1944166223Alexander57225825-B42-95825
9513 Jun 1944166231Shaffner57325825-B42-95825
9614 Jun 1944166216Smith57225825-B42-95825
9918 Jun 1944166134Shaffner57325825-B42-95825
10020 Jun 1944166114Whitson57225825-B42-95825
10221 Jun 1944166221Shaffner57325825-B42-95825
10625 Jun 1944166124Shaffner57325852-B42-95825
10805 Jul 1944166114Shaffner57325825-B42-95825
10906 Jul 1944166232Koehl57225825-B42-95825
11007 Jul 1944166235Fry57225825-B42-95825
12801 Aug 1944166221Shaffner57325825-B42-95825
13306 Aug 1944166121Dooley57325825-B42-95825
13708 Aug 1944166134Watson57425825-B42-95825
16310 Sep 1944166231Boylan57325825-B42-95825
16411 Sep 1944166221Boylan57325825-B42-95825
16714 Sep 1944166121Boylan57325825-B42-95825
17127 Sep 1944A-73242Spare Ship57325825-B42-95825
18203 Nov 1944A-73131Daffern57340825-B42-95825
20323 Dec 1944A-73214Boylan57342825-B42-95825