391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95846
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Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95846
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
846-P57542-95846O8-PThe Wolf PackOriginal website23
846-P*57542-95846O8-PThe Wolf PackMark Styling

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95846 (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 13/11/43. Next listed at Pittsburgh, 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 8/1/44. The aircraft record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe - 8th AF) on 8/1/44, and SOXO R (Europe - 8th AF) from 19/2/44. Original group aircraft flown over from the USA by 2nd Lt. Donald H Wolfe, who named the aircraft. Hit by flak over the coast of France on the 20/6/44 mission to Predefin & La Belle Hotesse. The pilot 2nd Lt. Donald H Wolfe feathered the engine and bombed a secondary target of opportunity, the Merville airdrome before turning for home escorted by a flight of P-47's. Also listed as spelt "Wolfe-Pack". Hit by flak in the engine on the 25/7/44, the cowling started to disintegrate and the aircraft flown by Lt. G A DeWitt, force landed at a Normandy Advanced Landing Strip. The aircraft was repaired by 31/10/44. The aircraft record card lists, GLUE 9AF CON ON ALS on 25/7/44, and GLUE 9AF REPAIRED on 31/10/44. Not sure if the aircraft returned to the 391st BG, but it was not salvaged until June 1945. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, SOXO CON SAL NBD on 10/6/45.

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95846
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
702 Mar 1944166312Wolfe57538846-P42-95846
4028 Apr 1944166231Kahley57439846-P42-95846
4301 May 1944166231Wolfe57539846-P42-95846
4401 May 1944166231Wolfe57539846-P42-95846
4707 May 1944166142Loaded Spare57539846-P42-95846
5310 May 1944166134Bush57439846-P42-95846
5410 May 1944166125Lowe57439846-P42-95846
6119 May 1944166124Shofner57439846-P42-95846
7127 May 1944166116Watson57439846-P42-95846
7227 May 1944166132Watson57439846-P42-95846
8103 Jun 1944166137Morris57339846-P42-95846
8808 Jun 1944166125Holliday57239846-P42-95846
9010 Jun 1944166133Metelsky57439846-P42-95846
9614 Jun 1944166133Wolfe57539846-P42-95846
9715 Jun 1944166137Watson57439846-P42-95846
9918 Jun 1944166222Wolfe57539846-P42-95846
10020 Jun 1944166312Wolfe57539846-P42-95846
10805 Jul 1944166215Harlow57539846-P42-95846
11007 Jul 1944166136Lowder57439846-P42-95846
11412 Jul 1944166213Callison57439846-P42-95846
12023 Jul 1944166123Ruble57539846-P42-95846
12124 Jul 1944166224Martin57539846-P42-95846
12225 Jul 1944166242Spare Ship57539846-P42-95846