391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 41-31716
Aircraft Details for serial number: 41-31716 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 41-31716 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Delivered by air from the Martin Baltimore plant to the Rome Air Depot (Modification Centre), New York, from 15/4/43. Then went to Romulus Army Air Field, Michigan (from 13/6/43). Then flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 24/6/43), to Presque Isle, Maine (from 28/6/43), from where it was flown to the UK via the Northern Ferry Route. Next listed as, UGLY A (Europe - 8th AF) from 1/7/43, and UGLY R (Europe - 8th AF) from 13/7/43. Flown overseas by 2nd Lt. Max M Martin. Shot down by flak on the 27/5/44 mission to the Maison Laffitte railroad bridge. The right engine was hit and set on fire. The aircraft flown by 2nd Lt. Donat Francis Dauteuil was seen to peel off to the right of the formation at 45 degrees, hitting the ground and exploding at Les-Vallois, in the vicinity of Avernes, about 5 miles NE of Evreux, France. Six parachutes were spotted. 4 of the crew were captured by the Germans, the other 2 managed to evade capture. MACR lists this aircraft as 574th BS. Engines, P&W R-2800-43, serials: 42-50803 (left), and, 42-50789 (right). The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, CON AFMSC GLUE on 29/5/44. Note, there is no mention on the aircraft record card that this aircraft was converted to a B-26B-20, and just refers to a B-26B-1 model.

Incident listing for serial number: 41-31716
Mission Source_id Description Serial
72M05135MACR 05135, 41-31716. 27 May 194441-31716

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 41-31716
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
224 Feb 1944166217Morrison, D. L.575716-41-31716struck
325 Feb 1944166237Smith, R. B.575716-41-31716
528 Feb 1944166127Brubaker, C. M.57539716-O141-31716
1005 Mar 1944166121Barger, T. J.575716-41-31716flak
1106 Mar 1944166227Schleicher, F. K.575716-O41-31716
1207 Mar 1944166115Smith, R. B.57539716-O41-31716
1520 Mar 1944166221La Framboise, I. T.575716-O41-31716aborted
1623 Mar 1944166134La Framboise, I. T.575716-O41-31716
1826 Mar 1944166142Ruble, J. C.57539716-O41-31716
2008 Apr 1944166231La Framboise, I. T.575716-41-31716
2110 Apr 1944166113La Framboise, I. T.575716-41-31716
2210 Apr 1944166114La Framboise, I. T.575716-O41-31716flak
2920 Apr 1944166237Schirmer, L. F.575716-O141-31716flak
3021 Apr 1944166137Fleck, W. E.575716-O41-31716flak
3122 Apr 1944166127Blute, J. W.575716-O41-31716flak
3222 Apr 1944166212Wolfe, W. W.575716-41-31716
3323 Apr 1944166123Hartman, L. E.575716-O41-31716flak
3525 Apr 1944166231Aldridge, W. S.575716-O41-31716flak
3625 Apr 1944166216Wilkinson, E. S.575716-41-31716
3726 Apr 1944166114Aldridge, W. S.575716-O41-31716
3827 Apr 1944166123Martin, M. M.575716-41-31716
3927 Apr 1944166123Martin, M. M.575716-O41-31716flak
4707 May 1944166223Dauteuil, D. F.575716-O141-31716
5712 May 1944166116Harlow, F. S.575716-O41-31716
5812 May 1944166115Harlow, F. S.575716-O41-31716
5913 May 1944166112Martin, M. M.57538716-O41-31716
6015 May 1944166132Koehl, W. F.575716-O41-31716
6119 May 1944166115Newman, R. A.575716-O41-31716
6220 May 1944166133Martin, M. M.575716-41-31716flak
6421 May 1944166225Bollinger, C. M.57533716-O41-31716aborted
6522 May 1944166232Watson, F. D.57533716-O41-31716
6724 May 1944166225Martin, M. M.57538716-O41-31716
6824 May 1944166223Martin, M. M.575716-41-31716
7127 May 1944166126Dauteuil, D. F.57538716-O41-31716
7227 May 1944166135Dauteuil, D. F.575716-41-31716lost