391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-107576
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-107576 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-107576 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Ex-322nd BG aircraft. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 575th BS on 2/8/44. Took a direct flak hit in the starboard engine and main fuel tank just prior to bomb release on the bomb run and crashed on the 24/2/45 mission to the Irlich Railroad bridge, Germany. The port wing tank caught fire and the aircraft veered off to the left and went down in a spiral. A wing broke off in mid air as the aircraft spun down. Only one chute was spotted. The pilot Capt. Burton C Hanish who was flying lead aircraft on this mission was killed along with seven of the eight man crew. The tail gunner, S/Sgt. Valentine P Rovoli was the only survivor, he managed to bail out and was captured. The trail of flames damaged some aircraft that were flying behind in the same box formation before the aircraft entered a spin. Engines, P&W, R-2800-43, serials: FP-062608 (left), and, FP-062627 (right). According to Horst Weber, the aircraft crashed at Engers, Germany. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE 9AF CON MIA on 25/2/45.

Incident listing for serial number: 42-107576
Mission Source_id Description Serial
237M12611MACR 12611, 42-107576. 24 Feb 194542-107576

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-107576
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
12023 Jul 1944166115Schreiber, L. A.575576-V42-107576
12902 Aug 1944166223Watson, F. D.57536576-V42-107576
13105 Aug 1944166223Schreiber, L. A.57538576-V42-107576
13205 Aug 1944166233Jacobi, S.575576-V42-107576
13306 Aug 1944166216Schreiber, L. A.57538576-V42-107576
13507 Aug 1944166116Spangler, R. B.575576-V42-107576
13910 Aug 1944166135Erickson, C. V.575576-V42-107576
14010 Aug 1944166225Hillier, F. O.576-42-107576no fly
14111 Aug 1944166137Harlow, F. S.575576-V42-107576
14313 Aug 1944166212Schreiber, L. A.575576-V42-107576
14413 Aug 1944166213Schreiber, L. A.57538576-V42-107576flak
14716 Aug 1944166116Talton, J. R.57538576-V42-107576
14816 Aug 1944166116Wilkinson, E. S.575576-V42-107576flak
14917 Aug 1944166115Shannon, W. L.57538576-V42-107576
15125 Aug 1944166133Metelsky, P.57538576-V42-107576
15226 Aug 1944166225Spangler, R. B.57538576-V42-107576flak
15327 Aug 1944166211Salmon, D. J.57538576-V42-107576
15427 Aug 1944166232Morris, W. E.57538576-V42-107576
15601 Sep 1944166241Spare Lead, 38576-V42-107576spare
15803 Sep 1944166115Breesman, R. N.57536576-V42-107576
15905 Sep 1944166122Newman, R. A.57538576-V42-107576
16106 Sep 1944166131Boone, W. R.57538576-V42-107576
16206 Sep 1944166211Mitchell, K. W.57538576-V42-107576
16310 Sep 1944166131Lakin, R. K.57538576-V42-107576
16411 Sep 1944166112Schreiber, L. A.57538576-V42-107576
17023 Sep 1944166131Bird, S.57538576-V42-107576
17127 Sep 1944166111Ljunggren, E. N.57538576-V42-107576
17406 Oct 1944A-73131Mitchell, K. W.57512576-V42-107576flak
17608 Oct 1944A-73211Mitchell, K. W.575576-V42-107576
17712 Oct 1944A-73111Ljunggren, E. N.57512576-V42-107576flak
17813 Oct 1944A-73131Lakin, R. K.57512576-V42-107576flak
18029 Oct 1944A-73134Breesman, R. N.57512576-V42-107576flak
18618 Nov 1944A-73231Breesman, R. N.57512576-V42-107576
18819 Nov 1944A-73231Hanish, B. C.575576-V42-107576
19025 Nov 1944A-73221Lakin, R. K.57512576-V42-107576
19128 Nov 1944A-73114Burhanna, H.57512576-V42-107576
19229 Nov 1944A-73121Jannsen, E. M.57512576-V42-107576
19330 Nov 1944A-73134Breesman, R. N.57512576-V42-107576
19401 Dec 1944A-73131Gatlin, J. F.575576-V42-107576
19605 Dec 1944A-73231Lakin, R. K.575576-V42-107576
19709 Dec 1944A-73134Willis, J. B.57512576-V42-107576
19810 Dec 1944A-73224Breesman, R. N.575576-V42-107576flak
20524 Dec 1944A-73211Harkins, H. S.575576-V42-107576
20625 Dec 1944A-73214Burhanna, H.57512576-V42-107576
20725 Dec 1944A-73211Harkins, H. S.57512576-V42-107576
20826 Dec 1944A-73224Burhanna, H.57512576-V42-107576
-21005 Jan 1945A-73231Willis, J. B.57512576-V42-107576
21116 Jan 1945A-73121Breesman, R. N.57512576-V42-107576
21529 Jan 1945A-73124Ackland, G. G.57512576-V42-107576
21601 Feb 1945A-73121Lakin, R. K.57512576-V42-107576
21702 Feb 1945A-73231Lippincott, J. I.57512576-V42-107576
22310 Feb 1945A-73134Saunders, R. M.57512576-V42-107576
22816 Feb 1945A-73314Willis, J. B.57512576-V42-107576
22918 Feb 1945A-73131Willis, J. B.57512576-V42-107576
23222 Feb 1945A-73121Harkins, H. S.57512576-V42-107576
23423 Feb 1945A-73134Chatham, M. E.57512576-V42-107576
23624 Feb 1945A-73114Willis, J. B.57512576-V42-107576
23724 Feb 1945A-73111Hanish, B. C.57512576-V42-107576lost