391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 41-35010
Aircraft Details for serial number: 41-35010 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions
010-A57441-350104L-A56

Aircraft history for serial number: 41-35010 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Delivered by air from the Martin Omaha plant to the Martin, Omaha (Modification Centre), Nebraska, from 5/5/43. Next listed at Barksdale Field, Louisiana (from 19/5/43), Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 16/6/43), and Presque Isle, Maine (from 28/6/43), from where it was flown over to the UK via the Northern Ferry Route. Next listed as UGLY A (Europe - 8th AF) from 1/7/43. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 574th BS on 7/6/44. Shot down by Me-109 fighters near Kolberg, Germany on the 23/12/44 mission to the Ahrweiler Railway Viaduct, Germany. The aircraft flown by 1st Lt. Dale C Detjens dropped out of formation losing oil from both engines, caught fire and went down in a steep dive out of control. Only the radio operator, S/Sgt. Edward Lee Potocnik, and engineer, S/Sgt. Joseph W Kowalski managed to bail out and both were captured as POW's. The rest of the crew were killed when the aircraft crashed near Fallingbostel, about 3Km NW of Kolberg, Germany. Engines, P&W, R-2800-43, serials: 41-39749 (left), and, 42-51418 (right). Aircraft was painted "JINX" on the RH side of the nose and "Snakes Revenge" on the LH side of the nose. Earlier flown by Lt. Richard Newman. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, SOXO CON MIA on 23/12/44. Note, listed as a B-26C on record card, no mention of designated as B-26C-20-MO.

Incident listing for serial number: 41-35010
Mission Source_id Description Serial
203M11674MACR 11674, 41-35010. 23 Dec 194441-35010

Picture listing for serial number: 41-35010
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
"Jinx"Nose Art41-35010
"Jinx"Nose Art41-35010
Newman CrewCrews41-35010
JinxAirplanes41-35010
"Jinx"Nose Art41-35010

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 41-35010
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
8607 Jun 1944166137Martin, M. M.574010-41-35010
9312 Jun 1944166135Newman, R. A.574010-41-35010flak
9817 Jun 1944166135Newman, R. A.574010-A41-35010
10020 Jun 1944166237Newman, R. A.30010-A41-35010spare
10121 Jun 1944166134Ruble, J. C.57430010-A41-35010
10422 Jun 1944166133Wolfe, W. W.574010-A41-35010
10524 Jun 1944166122Koehl, W. F.574010-41-35010
10625 Jun 1944166215Newman, R. A.574010-A41-35010
10730 Jun 1944166236Newman, R. A.57430010-A41-35010
10906 Jul 1944166133Newman, R. A.574010-A41-35010
11007 Jul 1944166123Schreiber, L. A.57431010-A41-35010
11108 Jul 1944166235Lowder, O. H.57431010-A41-35010
11312 Jul 1944166215Newman, R. A.57431010-A41-35010
11412 Jul 1944166232Newman, R. A.574010-A41-35010
12124 Jul 1944166135Callison, W. K.57431010-A41-35010
12326 Jul 1944166213Metelsky, P.574010-A41-35010
12428 Jul 1944166223Wilkinson, E. S.574010-A41-35010
12530 Jul 1944166115Newman, R. A.574010-A41-35010
12731 Jul 1944166235Newman, R. A.574010-A41-35010
12902 Aug 1944166236Watkinson, A. G.57431010-A41-35010
13003 Aug 1944166215Newman, R. A.574010-A41-35010
13105 Aug 1944166214Olfson, J. W.57431010-A41-35010
13205 Aug 1944166212Schreiber, L. A.574010-41-35010
13406 Aug 1944166112Garwick, R. W.57431010-A41-35010
13708 Aug 1944166133Ryan, B. L.574010-A41-35010aborted
13910 Aug 1944166136McClurkin, J. D.574010-A41-35010
14010 Aug 1944166226Newman, R. A.574010-A41-35010
14111 Aug 1944166235Newman, R. A.574010-A41-35010
15226 Aug 1944166214Newman, R. A.57430010-A41-35010flak
15530 Aug 1944166243Spare, 36010-A41-35010spare
15601 Sep 1944166114Newman, R. A.57436010-A41-35010
15803 Sep 1944166133Lakin, R. K.57436010-A41-35010
16005 Sep 1944166223Kloepfer, W. A.57430010-A41-35010
16106 Sep 1944166222Breesman, R. N.57430010-A41-35010
16206 Sep 1944166236Penneman, R. D.57430010-A41-35010
16310 Sep 1944166136Mickelson, C. E.57430010-A41-35010
16816 Sep 1944166124Watkinson, A. G.57430010-A41-35010flak
17914 Oct 1944A-73223Lesmeister, R. H.574010-41-35010
18029 Oct 1944A-73224Newman, R. A.574RW010-A41-35010
18102 Nov 1944A-73126Detjens, D. C.574RW010-A41-35010
18203 Nov 1944A-73122Morris, W. E.57446010-A41-35010
18309 Nov 1944A-73115Matus, P. M.57446010-A41-35010
18410 Nov 1944A-73115Newman, R. A.57446010-A41-35010
18511 Nov 1944A-73115Newman, R. A.57446010-A41-35010
18719 Nov 1944A-73126Haynes, J. S.574010-41-35010
18819 Nov 1944A-73124Henage, G. F.574010-41-35010
19128 Nov 1944A-73133Gray, W. E.574RW010-A41-35010
19229 Nov 1944A-73137Haynes, J. S.RW010-A41-35010spare
19330 Nov 1944A-73215Sherwood, N. W.574RW010-A41-35010
19401 Dec 1944A-73225Donnelly, E. F.574010-41-35010
19502 Dec 1944A-73232Sherwood, N. W.574RW010-A41-35010flak
19911 Dec 1944A-73242Spare, RW010-A41-35010spare
20012 Dec 1944A-73126Sherwood, N. W.574RW010-A41-35010
20113 Dec 1944A-73124Brown, C. G.574010-41-35010
20215 Dec 1944A-73134Sherwood, N. W.574RW010-A41-35010
20323 Dec 1944A-73232Detjens, D. C.574010-41-35010