391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34441
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Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34441
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
441-F57543-34441O8-FTaxi sheets & Paul Clouting1
441-Q57543-34441O8-QTaxi sheets & Paul Clouting (redesignated from O8-F).11

Aircraft history for serial number: 43-34441 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26G-10-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 29/7/44. Then flown by Baltimore, Maryland (ATC) from 3/8/44, to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 3/8/44). Next went to Dow Field, Bangor, Maine (from 11/8/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the 9th AF in the UK via the Northern Ferry Route, departing the USA on 12/8/44. The aircraft record card then lists, GLUE 9AF A (Europe - 9th AF) from 11/8/44, and GLUE 9AF G (Europe - 9th AF) from 21/8/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 575th BS on 9/11/44, coded O8-F. Flew 13 combat missions till 25/12/44, then was recoded O8-Q. Resumed combat as O8-Q on 26/12/44, and flew an additional 39 combat missions till April 1945 when the aircraft was transferred out of the group when the 391st BG converted to the Douglas A-26. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE CON SAL CU on 21/5/46. We do not know what happened after this aircraft was transferred out of the 391st BG, but it is not listed as being salvaged till May 1946.

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 43-34441
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
19229 Nov 1944A-73114Breeseman57517441-F43-34441
20423 Dec 1944A-73221Lloyd57317441-Q43-34441
20625 Dec 1944A-73221Lakin57517441-Q43-34441
20725 Dec 1944A-73214Burhanna57517441-Q43-34441
21222 Jan 1945A-73114Flanagan574RW441-Q43-34441
22008 Feb 1945A-73124Cambier57517441-Q43-34441
23018 Feb 1945A-73134Saunders57517441-Q43-34441
24706 Mar 1945A-73236Harrison57517441-Q43-34441
25111 Mar 1945A-73142Timbers57517441-Q43-34441
25514 Mar 1945A-73234Cambier57517441-Q43-34441
26118 Mar 1945A-73241Spare Lead575?17441-Q43-34441
26522 Mar 1945A-73231Breeseman57517441-Q43-34441