391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 41-31722
Aircraft Details for serial number: 41-31722 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 41-31722 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Transferred from the 323rd BG in February 1944. Was originally named "Five Aces II", and was renamed "Ole Smokey" in December 1944. Originally carried the 323rd BG coding WT-A until September 1944, when it was re-coded 1H-A. The aircraft survived the war flying and additional 76 combat missions with the 1st Pathfinder SQN (112 in total). The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, CON SAL FEA GLUE R on 15/10/45.

Picture listing for serial number: 41-31722
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
Hammett in "Ole Smokey"Nose Art41-31722
"Ole Smokey"Airplanes41-31722

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 41-31722
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
11211 Jul 1944166111Aldous, C. G.1722-A41-31722pathfinder
-18409 Nov 1944A-73111Johnson, R. G.1??722-A41-31722pathfinder
20215 Dec 1944A-73111Epperson, H. A.1722-A41-31722pathfinder
20901 Jan 1945A-73111Gilmore, J. H.1722-A41-31722pathfinder
21529 Jan 1945A-73111Hauser, J. A.1722-A41-31722pathfinder
22816 Feb 1945A-73111Hauser, J. A.1??722-A41-31722pathfinder
23423 Feb 1945A-73111Hauser, J. A.1??722-A41-31722