391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 41-31916
Aircraft Details for serial number: 41-31916 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions
916-M141-31916IH-M6

Aircraft history for serial number: 41-31916 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Transferred from 323rd BG on 31/1/44. Retained its original 323rd BG unit code RJ-M, but was re-coded as 1H-M in September 1944. Hit by flak in the starboard outboard fuel tank on 16/2/45. The aircraft flown by 1st Lt. Dale R Bartels crash belly landed at an RAF airfield at Helmond, Holland after suffering a ruptured fuel line and hydraulics damaged by flak. Other crew were: F/O. W Sikora, F/O. Carls, 1st Lt. W Q L Hoenshel, S/Sgt. W J LaBahn, S/Sgt. R H Folson, and, Sgt. L A Mayer. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, CON SAL NBD GLUE R on 23/2/45.

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 41-31916
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
8103 Jun 1944166111Crain, C. E.1916-M41-31916pathfinder
10221 Jun 1944166111Sliff, R. S.1916-M41-31916pathfinder
12428 Jul 1944166111Crain, C. E.1916-M41-31916pathfinder
18921 Nov 1944A-73111Ferguson, M. H. T.1916-M41-31916pathfinder
19025 Nov 1944A-73111Brown, F. E.1916-M41-31916pathfinder
21428 Jan 1945A-73111Nichols, J. L.1916-M41-31916pathfinder