391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34311
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Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34311
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
311-P57343-34311T6-PQueenieOriginal website13

Aircraft history for serial number: 43-34311 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26G-5-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 24/6/44. Then flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 5/7/44), to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 7/7/44). Next went to Presque Isle, Maine (from 29/7/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the UK via the Northern Ferry Route, departing the USA on 3/8/44. The aircraft record card then lists, GLUE 9AF A (Europe - 9th AF) from 3/8/44, and GLUE 9AF G (Europe - 9th AF) from 13/8/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 573rd BS on 5/9/44. The aircraft flew 60 combat missions, then was transferred out of the group in April 1945 when the 391st BG converted to the Douglas A-26. The final entries on the aircraft record card list, GLUE CON SAL FEA on 22/3/46, and, "Condemned overseas, dated 10/5/46". We have no record of what happened to this aircraft from the time it was transferred out of the 391st BG till it was salvaged in March 1946.

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 43-34311
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
16310 Sep 1944166224Doolittle57321311-P43-34311
16411 Sep 1944166234Doolittle57321311-P43-34311
17127 Sep 1944A-73224Doolittle57321311-P43-34311
18511 Nov 1944A-73136Shoemaker57321311-P43-34311
19229 Nov 1944A-73221Lloyd57331311-P43-34311
21014 Jan 1945A-73236Larsen57321311-P43-34311
21222 Jan 1945A-73234Schaffron57321311-P43-34311
21428 Jan 1945A-73126Jimenez57331311-P43-34311
21529 Jan 1945A-73133Prince57321311-P43-34311
21601 Feb 1945A-73226Adrian57321311-P43-34311
21906 Feb 1945A-73236Adrian57321311-P43-34311
22008 Feb 1945A-73226Morris57321311-P43-34311
26118 Mar 1945A-73135Shanks57321311-P43-34311