391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95852
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Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95852
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
852-A57442-958524L-AMAD BULLOriginal website6

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95852 (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 19/11/43. Then flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 11/12/43), to Godman Field, Fort Knox, Kentucky (from 12/12/43), and assigned to the 391st BG. Flown overseas to the UK via the Southern Ferry Route (Listed as Carribean Wing), departing the USA on 7/1/44. The aircraft record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe - 8th AF) on 7/1/44, and SOXO R (Europe - 8th AF) from 30/1/44. Original group aircraft flown over from the USA by 1st Lt. Charles W Carson Jnr. Damaged beyond repair after crash landing at Matching Green returning from the 28/5/44 mission to the Maisons Lafitte Railroad bridge with damaged hydraulics. The aircraft was flown by 2nd Lt. Junior W Olfson. Salvaged on 29/5/44. The final entries on the aircraft record card list, GLUE 9AF CON AFMSC on 29/5/44, and, SOXO CON SAL NBD on 29/5/44.

Picture listing for serial number: 42-95852
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
"Mad Bull"Nose Art42-95852
"Mad Bull"Nose Art42-95852

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95852
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
425 Feb 1944166112Carson57436852-A42-95852
702 Mar 1944166212Carson57436852-A42-95852
3122 Apr 1944166235Carson57435852-A42-95852
4301 May 1944166222Harlow57535852-A42-95852
4707 May 1944166222Carson57435852-A42-95852
7227 May 1944166236Walker57229852-A42-95852