391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95835
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Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95835
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
835-D57442-958354L-DMAD MOHAWKTaxi sheets. Redesignation of 835-T ?1
835-T57442-958354L-TMAD MOHAWKOriginal website14

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95835 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26B-50-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 10/11/43. Next listed at Columbus, Ohio (ATC) from 9/12/43. Then flown 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. Stanley Bird and crew. Suffered a nose wheel collapse on landing at Matching Green. Date ? May 1944. The co-pilot, 2nd Lt. Floyd Edwin Elroyd was killed when a piece of the propeller went into the cockpit. The pilot was Capt. Callison. The aircraft was repaired. Landed in Normandy on 31/7/44 on a single engine, with and an injured navigator on board. The pilot was Capt. Stanley S Bird. No other details. Have also seen this aircraft listed as "The Texan", which was later renamed as "Miss Elsie", needs confirmation.

Picture listing for serial number: 42-95835
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
Mad Mohawk 4L-TAirplanes42-95835
"Mad Mohawk" dropping bombsAirplanes42-95835
Crash scene of 'Mad Mohawk'Miscellaneous42-95835
Crash scene of 'Mad Mohawk'Miscellaneous42-95835

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95835
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
425 Feb 1944166132Bird57431835-T42-95835
702 Mar 1944166234Bird57431835-T42-95835
3122 Apr 1944166221Sullens57431835-T42-95835
4028 Apr 1944166223Majka57434835-D42-95835
4028 Apr 1944166214Bird57431835-T42-95835
4301 May 1944166215Petrich57531835-T42-95835
4401 May 1944166215Wilkinson57531835-T42-95835
4502 May 1944166131Bird57431835-T42-95835
4707 May 1944166231Bird57431835-T42-95835
5310 May 1944166115Newman57431835-T42-95835
11007 Jul 1944166112Callison57442835-T42-95835
12124 Jul 1944166226Schreiber57530835-T42-95835
12326 Jul 1944166231Bird57430835-T42-95835
12428 Jul 1944166231Mitchell57430835-T42-95835
12731 Jul 1944166231Bird57430835-T42-95835