391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34442
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Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34442
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
442-U1PFS43-34442IH-UPaul Clouting

Aircraft history for serial number: 43-34442 (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 1st Pathfinder SQN on 1/1/45. The aircraft flew 46 combat missions and survived the war. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE CON SAL FEA on 30/3/46. There was a colour slide of this aircraft for sale on e-bay, showing the serial and code.