391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34319
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Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34319
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
319-A57343-34319T6-ATaxi sheets. Redesignation of 319-R ?1
319-E57343-34319T6-ETaxi sheets. Redesignation of 319-R ?1
319-R57343-34319T6-ROriginal website11

Aircraft history for serial number: 43-34319 (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 26/6/44. Then flown by Baltimore, Maryland (ATC) from 1/7/44, to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 1/7//44). Next went to Preque Isle, Maine (from 25/7/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the UK via the Northern Ferry Route, departing the USA on 2/8/44. The aircraft record card then lists, GLUE 9AF A (Europe - 9th AF) from 2/8/44, and GLUE 9AF G (Europe - 9th AF) from 13/8/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 573rd BS on 16/9/44. Suffered unspecified damage in a ground accident at A-73 Roye/Amy, France on 29/11/44. The pilot was Robert W Seck. The aircraft was repaired. Suffered a flat tyre on landing at A-73 Roye/Amy & ran off the end of the runway, collapsing the nose wheel, following the 14/2/45 mission to Merzenich, Germany. The aircraft flown by 2nd Lt. William V Mosher suffered Cat.4 damage, but the aircraft was retained for instructional purposes. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE CON SAL FEA on 3/4/46.

Incident listing for serial number: 43-34319
Mission Source_id Description Serial
192A00048Accident Report, 43-34319. 29 Nov 194443-34319
226A00059Accident Report, 43-34319. 14 Feb 194543-34319

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 43-34319
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
18511 Nov 1944A-73241Spare Lead57331319-R43-34319
20323 Dec 1944A-73224Dent573??319-R43-34319
20625 Dec 1944A-73234Baker573??319-A43-34319
20725 Dec 1944A-73116Lipschultz572PL319-E43-34319
20725 Dec 1944A-73222Bass?57531319-R43-34319
20901 Jan 1945A-73225Shanks57344319-R43-34319
21014 Jan 1945A-73115Spears57431319-R43-34319
21222 Jan 1945A-73134Dent57331319-R43-34319
21428 Jan 1945A-73115Dobda57331319-R43-34319
21529 Jan 1945A-73242Spare Ship57331319-R43-34319
21601 Feb 1945A-73216Ellis57331319-R43-34319
21906 Feb 1945A-73233Ridgeway57331319-R43-34319
22008 Feb 1945A-73212Shoemaker57331319-R43-34319