391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-107583
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-107583 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions
583-E142-107583IH-E4

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-107583 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Transferred from the 344th BG, retaining the original nose name "Sleepy Time Gal". The aircraft was assigned the code 1H-E, but it never applied to the aircraft. Entered combat with the 1st Pathfinder SQN on 20/4/44. Suffered severe damage on the 24/12/44. The aircraft flown by 1st Lt. Dale R Bartels, crash landed at A-69, Laon-Athies, France and was salvaged. Other crew were: 1st Lt. Ray B Field, 1st Lt. Bill Carls, 1st Lt. Welborn, Leonard Levin, Gene Checkemain, and Carl Ulery. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, SOXO CON MIA (9th AF) on 24/12/44.

Picture listing for serial number: 42-107583
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
"Sleepy Time Gal"Nose Art42-107583
"Sleepy Time Gal"Nose Art42-107583

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-107583
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
8406 Jun 1944166311Aldous, C. G.118583-E42-107583pathfinder
18511 Nov 1944A-73211DuBois, J. M.1583-E42-107583pathfinder
19229 Nov 1944A-73211Johnson, R. G.1583-E42-107583pathfinder
20113 Dec 1944A-73211Phillips, D. A.1583-E42-107583pathfinder