391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 42-96158
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Aircraft information for serial number: 42-96158
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
158-J1PFS42-96158IH-J1Paul Clouting

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-96158 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Ex-397th BG aircraft. Entered combat with the 1st Pathfinder SQN on 30/3/45. Suffered an engine failure and crashed 25 miles Southeast of Trier, Germany on 4/4/45 flown by Lt. William A Enneking. The aircraft was leading the 394th BG to the target, a supply depot at Gross Aspach, Germany and aborted before reaching the target. Four of the crew were killed, and two were injured. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, SOXO CON MIA on 4/4/45.