391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-107740
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-107740 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-107740 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Delivered from the Martin Omaha plant. Next listed at Omaha, Nebraska (ATC) on 8/3/44. Then flown by Memphis, Tennessee (ATC Ferry) from 8/3/44, to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 9/3/44). Flown overseas to the UK via the Southern Ferry Route, as a 9th AF replacement aircraft, departing the USA on 21/3/44. The record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe) on 20/3/44, and, SOXO R (Europe) on 19/4/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 573rd BS on 13/5/44, and was coded T6-U. Flew 4 missions, then was badly shot up by flak on 20/5/44. An 88mm flak shell sliced off the top of the fin & rudder. The pilot was Major John S Samuel, from Group HQ. The aircraft made it back to Matching Green , was repaired by a mobile repair & reclamation unit and returned to the group. Transferred to the 572nd BS on 11/7/44, and re-coded P2-V. The aircraft re-entered combat with the 572nd BS on 11/7/44. Flew an additional 87 missions, then was transferred out of the group in April 1945 when the 391st BG converted to the Douglas A-26. According to the 391st BG book, this aircraft was named "Shady Lady", but this need confirmation.

Picture listing for serial number: 42-107740
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
Flak damageAirplanes42-107740
42-107740 flak damage #1Battle Damage42-107740
42-107740 flak damage #2Battle Damage42-107740

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-107740
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
5913 May 1944166224Logan, R. B.57321740-U42-107740
6015 May 1944166222Dauteuil, D. F.573740-U142-107740
6119 May 1944166235Fry, W. W.573740-42-107740
6220 May 1944166224Samuel, J. S.573740-U42-107740flak
11211 Jul 1944166132Crim, H. L.572740-V42-107740
12326 Jul 1944166233Watson, F. D.572740-42-107740
15125 Aug 1944166137Hillier, F. O.15740-V42-107740spare
15226 Aug 1944166125Crim, H. L.57216740-V42-107740flak
15427 Aug 1944166136Willis, J. B.5725740-V42-107740
15701 Sep 1944166116Harkins, H. S.57215740-V42-107740
16005 Sep 1944166136Walter, P. S.57216740-V42-107740
16512 Sep 1944166133Crim, H. L.57216740-V42-107740
16612 Sep 1944166123Crim, H. L.57216740-V42-107740
16714 Sep 1944166237Crim, H. L.16740-V42-107740spare
16816 Sep 1944166232Crim, H. L.57216740-V42-107740
17023 Sep 1944166212Crim, H. L.57216740-V42-107740
17127 Sep 1944166213Baker, K. L.57216740-V42-107740
17229 Sep 1944166112Brown, H. W.57215740-V42-107740
17302 Oct 1944A-73222Phalon, J. J.572740-42-107740
-17405 Oct 1944A-73112Brockway, H. M.572740-V42-107740
17406 Oct 1944A-73112Brockway, H. M.572740-V42-107740
17507 Oct 1944A-73132Stevens, J. C.57264740-V42-107740
17608 Oct 1944A-73133Phalon, J. J.572740-V42-107740
17712 Oct 1944A-73232Chapin, K. R.57264740-V42-107740
17813 Oct 1944A-73112Garbisch, W. P.57264740-V42-107740
17914 Oct 1944A-73123Phalon, J. J.572740-V42-107740
18029 Oct 1944A-73115Garbisch, W. P.57264740-V42-107740
18203 Nov 1944A-73225Garbisch, W. P.57264740-V42-107740
18309 Nov 1944A-73232Lantz, G. R.57264740-V42-107740
18410 Nov 1944A-73225Phalon, J. J.57264740-V42-107740
18618 Nov 1944A-73216Stevens, J. C.57262740-V42-107740
18819 Nov 1944A-73225Knight, W. C.572740-V42-107740
18921 Nov 1944A-73232Allen, C.572740-V42-107740
19025 Nov 1944A-73134Allen, C.57263740-V42-107740flak
19330 Nov 1944A-73122Grow, J. A.57263740-V42-107740
19911 Dec 1944A-73225Bass, E. J.57263740-V42-107740
20012 Dec 1944A-73223Young, P. R.57263740-V42-107740
20113 Dec 1944A-73223Detwiler, E. F.572740-V42-107740
20423 Dec 1944A-73122Martin, C. L.572740-42-107740
20524 Dec 1944A-73112Kunberger, J. B.572740-V42-107740
20625 Dec 1944A-73113Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740flak
20725 Dec 1944A-73223Cambier, O. J.57263740-V42-107740
20826 Dec 1944A-73235Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
20901 Jan 1945A-73135Thiedeman, H. A.57267740-V42-107740
21014 Jan 1945A-73222Peterson, E. C.572740-V42-107740
21116 Jan 1945A-73136Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
21222 Jan 1945A-73212Bonde, P. K.57263740-V42-107740
21325 Jan 1945A-73013Stevens, J. C.572740-V42-107740
21428 Jan 1945A-73135Thiedeman, H. A.57263740-V42-107740
21529 Jan 1945A-73215Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
21601 Feb 1945A-73133Dingman, E. N.57263740-V42-107740
21702 Feb 1945A-73012Harris, W. L.57263740-V42-107740
21803 Feb 1945A-73123Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
21906 Feb 1945A-73223Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
22008 Feb 1945A-73323Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
22209 Feb 1945A-73123Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
22310 Feb 1945A-73126Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
22413 Feb 1945A-73236Pancoast, R. L.57268740-V42-107740
22514 Feb 1945A-73216Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
22614 Feb 1945A-73215Hess, H. C.57263740-V42-107740
22715 Feb 1945A-73216Kunberger, J. B.57263740-V42-107740
22918 Feb 1945A-73122Kunberger, J. B.57264740-V42-107740
23825 Feb 1945A-73137Martin, C. R.57264740-V42-107740
23928 Feb 1945A-73236Grow, J. A.57265740-V42-107740
24001 Mar 1945A-73232Kirkbride, C. A.57265740-V42-107740
24102 Mar 1945A-73223Pancoast, R. L.57265740-V42-107740
24202 Mar 1945A-73223Pancoast, R. L.57265740-V42-107740
24303 Mar 1945A-73236Tresemer, R. M.57265740-V42-107740
24403 Mar 1945A-73223Hess, H. C.57265740-V42-107740
24605 Mar 1945A-73136Greene, B. F.57265740-V42-107740
24706 Mar 1945A-73123Grow, J. A.57264740-V42-107740
24808 Mar 1945A-73235Kirkbride, C. A.57265740-V42-107740
24909 Mar 1945A-73233Billington, D. W.57265740-V42-107740
25010 Mar 1945A-73222Buihner, N. E.57265740-V42-107740
25111 Mar 1945A-73216Hess, H. C.57265740-V42-107740
25211 Mar 1945A-73212MacFarren, D. J.57265740-V42-107740
25413 Mar 1945A-73137Krein, W.65740-V42-107740spare
25514 Mar 1945A-73115Hine, O. E.57265740-V42-107740
25615 Mar 1945A-73115Daniels, D. E.57264740-V42-107740
25817 Mar 1945A-73235Daniels, D. E.57264740-V42-107740
25917 Mar 1945A-73132MacFarren, D. J.57264740-V42-107740
26018 Mar 1945A-73216Harris, W. L.57264740-V42-107740
26118 Mar 1945A-73222Daniels, D. E.57264740-V42-107740
26219 Mar 1945A-73112MacFarren, D. J.57264740-V42-107740
26422 Mar 1945A-73112Knight, W. C.57263740-V42-107740
26522 Mar 1945A-73115MacFarren, D. J.57265740-V42-107740
26623 Mar 1945A-73112Hess, H. C.57265740-V42-107740
26723 Mar 1945A-73112Grow, J. A.57265740-V42-107740
26824 Mar 1945A-73134Lantz, G. R.57265740-V42-107740flak
26924 Mar 1945A-73127Ridgeway, R. A.65740-V42-107740spare
27025 Mar 1945A-73136Pancoast, R. L.57265740-V42-107740
27703 Apr 1945A-73241Spare, 64740-V42-107740spare
27804 Apr 1945A-73223Hess, H. C.57264740-V42-107740
27907 Apr 1945A-73126MacFarren, D. J.57260740-V42-107740
28008 Apr 1945A-73115Pancoast, R. L.57260740-V42-107740flak
28108 Apr 1945A-73133MacFarren, D. J.57260740-V42-107740
28209 Apr 1945A-73233Pancoast, R. L.57260740-V42-107740