391st BOMB GROUP: Aircraft information for serial number: 44-67902
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Aircraft information for serial number: 44-67902
Taxi Squadron Serial Code Name Source Taxi Sheets
902-F57544-67902O8-FHUBEOriginal website5

Aircraft history for serial number: 44-67902 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26G-15-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 28/10/44. Then flown by Baltimore, Maryland (ATC) from 31/10/44, to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 31/10/44). Next went to Morrison Field, West Palm Beach, Florida (from 8/11/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas via the Southern Ferry Route, departing the USA on 9/11/44. The aircraft record card then lists, GLUE 9AF A (Europe - 9th AF) on 9/11/44, and GLUE 9AF R (Europe - 9th AF) on 13/12/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 575th BS on 5/1/45. Crashed due to severe flak damage on 24/2/45, attacking the rail road bridge at Irlich, Germany. The aircraft went out of control, but the pilot 2nd Lt. Clarence L Martin regained control, the bombs were jettisoned and the aircraft belly landed at a forward airstrip in France. The bombardier was wounded by flak but the rest of the crew were uninjured. The aircraft which had flown 15 combat missions was salvaged. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE 9AF CON SAL NBD on 18/3/45.

Picture listing for serial number: 44-67902
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
C.L. MartinCrews44-67902
Hube CrashAirplanes44-67902
C.L. Martin and crew, with "Hube"People44-67902

Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 44-67902
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot Squadron Hardstand Taxi Serial
21014 Jan 1945A-73136Coult57510902-F44-67902
21428 Jan 1945A-73226Fagan57510902-F44-67902
21529 Jan 1945A-73137Marsh57410902-F44-67902
21601 Feb 1945A-73234Ackland57410902-F44-67902
22310 Feb 1945A-73133Thompson57510902-F44-67902