391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-107808
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-107808 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions
808-X57242-107808P2-X89

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-107808 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Delivered from the Martin Omaha plant. Next listed at Omaha, Nebraska (ATC) on 1/4/44, St. Louis, Missouri (ATC) on 1/4/44, and Baer Field, Fort Wayne, Indiana (ATC) on 3/4/44. Then flown to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 4/4/44), and on to Homestead Army Air Field, Florida (from 14/4/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the UK via the Southern Ferry Route, as a 9th AF replacement aircraft, departing the USA on 16/4/44. The record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe) on 15/4/44, GLUE 9AF R (Europe) on 27/4/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 572nd BS on 6/6/44. Also known as "Dode Lee's Memphis Blues". Crashed on take off from A-73 Roye / Amy, France on 8/3/45 after a tire blew out. The aircraft flown by 2nd Lt. John L Chatellier suffered Cat.4 damage and was written off. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE CON SAL NBD on 9/3/45. ADDENDUM: Michael McPeters has informed me that "Dode Lee" was the name of Capt. Jobe's wife.

Incident listing for serial number: 42-107808
Mission Source_id Description Serial
248A00063Accident Report, 42-107808. 8 Mar 194542-107808

Picture listing for serial number: 42-107808
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
Jobe CrewCrews42-107808
Crew Chief Garrels and "Dode Lee's Memphis Blues"Airplanes42-107808

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-107808
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
7328 May 1944166233Cassiday, C. E.5721808-X42-107808
8506 Jun 1944166133McCarty, J. P.572808-X42-107808
8808 Jun 1944166213Lowe, W. F.572808-X42-107808flak
9110 Jun 1944166231Shaffner, L. H.572808-X42-107808
10121 Jun 1944166215Reynolds, J. J.57213808-X42-107808
10221 Jun 1944166134Jobe, R. C.572808-X42-107808
10422 Jun 1944166231Jobe, R. C.572808-X42-107808
10524 Jun 1944166131Fry, W. W.572808-X42-107808
11211 Jul 1944166134Jobe, R. C.572808-42-107808
11312 Jul 1944166137Fry, W. W.57213808-X142-107808
11515 Jul 1944166224Jobe, R. C.57213808-X42-107808
11716 Jul 1944166221Jobe, R. C.57213808-X42-107808
11818 Jul 1944166134Jobe, R. C.572808-X42-107808
11919 Jul 1944166131Dooley, J. E.572808-X42-107808
12124 Jul 1944166241Spare Lead, 13808-X42-107808spare
12225 Jul 1944166231Dickinson, R. G.572808-X42-107808
12326 Jul 1944166131Jobe, R. C.572808-X42-107808
12428 Jul 1944166121Rutledge, M. O.572808-42-107808flak
12530 Jul 1944166231Jobe, R. C.572808-X42-107808
12731 Jul 1944166121Ljunggren, E. N.572808-X42-107808flak
12801 Aug 1944166121Harkins, H. S.572808-42-107808
13003 Aug 1944166124Jobe, R. C.572808-X42-107808
13910 Aug 1944166212Jobe, R. C.572808-X42-107808
14010 Aug 1944166111Miller, F. B.572808-X42-107808
14111 Aug 1944166121Roeper, F. R.572808-X42-107808
14212 Aug 1944166121Miller, F. B.572808-X42-107808
14313 Aug 1944166132Daffern, T.572808-X42-107808
14413 Aug 1944166137Hall, E. L.15808-X42-107808no fly
14514 Aug 1944166133Sloss, W.5726808-X42-107808
14615 Aug 1944166211Roeper, F. R.572808-X42-107808flak
15018 Aug 1944166236Watson, F. D.57213808-X42-107808
15125 Aug 1944166231Boylan, J. J.57213808-X42-107808
15226 Aug 1944166126Chatellier, J. L.57213808-X42-107808flak
15327 Aug 1944166114Morrison, D. L.57213808-X42-107808
15427 Aug 1944166111Miller, F. B.57213808-X42-107808
15701 Sep 1944166114Mitchell, K. W.57213808-X42-107808
16005 Sep 1944166241Spare Lead, 13808-X42-107808spare
16106 Sep 1944166111Armstrong, J. F.572808-X42-107808
16512 Sep 1944166111Earll, J. E.57213808-X42-107808
16612 Sep 1944166111Earll, J. E.57213808-X42-107808
16714 Sep 1944166131Boone, W. R.57213808-X42-107808
16816 Sep 1944166231Dewitt, G. A.57213808-X42-107808
17023 Sep 1944166221Smith, J. W.57213808-X42-107808
17127 Sep 1944166231Cassiday, C. E.57213808-X42-107808
17229 Sep 1944166121Roeper, F. R.57213808-X42-107808
17302 Oct 1944A-73221Smith, J. W.572808-X42-107808
17712 Oct 1944A-73231Smith, J. W.572808-P42-107808flak
17813 Oct 1944A-73124Mackay, L. C.57267808-X42-107808
17914 Oct 1944A-73121Smith, J. W.572808-X42-107808
18029 Oct 1944A-73124Reynolds, J. J.57267808-X42-107808
18102 Nov 1944A-73221Dickinson, R. G.57267808-X42-107808
18203 Nov 1944A-73221Smith, J. W.57267808-X42-107808
18309 Nov 1944A-73221Hanish, B. C.572808-X42-107808
18410 Nov 1944A-73221Smith, J. W.57267808-X42-107808
18511 Nov 1944A-73214Earll, J. E.57267808-X42-107808flak
18618 Nov 1944A-73214Knight, W. C.57267808-X42-107808
18719 Nov 1944A-73221Fry, W. W.572808-X42-107808
18819 Nov 1944A-73221Chatellier, J. L.572808-X42-107808
18921 Nov 1944A-73231Fry, W. W.572808-X42-107808
19128 Nov 1944A-73231Mackay, L. C.57267808-X42-107808
19229 Nov 1944A-73231Fry, W. W.57267808-X42-107808
19401 Dec 1944A-73114Earll, J. E.572808-X42-107808
19502 Dec 1944A-73131Chatellier, J. L.57267808-X42-107808
19605 Dec 1944A-73221Mackay, L. C.572808-X42-107808
19709 Dec 1944A-73114Morrison, D. L.57267808-X42-107808
19810 Dec 1944A-73131Mackay, L. C.572808-X42-107808
19911 Dec 1944A-73131Chatellier, J. L.57267808-X42-107808
20012 Dec 1944A-73214Fry, W. W.57267808-X42-107808
20423 Dec 1944A-73121Lakin, R. K.572808-42-107808
20524 Dec 1944A-73111Mackay, L. C.572808-X42-107808
20625 Dec 1944A-73111Earll, J. E.57267808-X42-107808flak
20826 Dec 1944A-73131Chatellier, J. L.57267808-X42-107808
20901 Jan 1945A-73114Mackay, L. C.57267808-X42-107808
21014 Jan 1945A-73215Knight, W. C.572808-X42-107808
21325 Jan 1945A-73133Young, P. R.572808-X42-107808
21428 Jan 1945A-73131Allen, C.57267808-X42-107808
21702 Feb 1945A-73114Mackay, L. C.57267808-X42-107808
21803 Feb 1945A-73114Mackay, L. C.57267808-X42-107808
21906 Feb 1945A-73221Wetherbee, D. A.57267808-X42-107808
22008 Feb 1945A-73331Peterson, E. C.57267808-X42-107808
22209 Feb 1945A-73121Wetherbee, D. A.57267808-X42-107808flak
22614 Feb 1945A-73224Gates, L. R.57268808-X42-107808
22715 Feb 1945A-73221Wetherbee, D. A.57267808-X42-107808
22918 Feb 1945A-73121Allen, C.67808-X42-107808no fly
24504 Mar 1945A-73131Chatellier, J. L.57267808-X42-107808
24605 Mar 1945A-73241Spare Lead, 67808-X42-107808spare
24706 Mar 1945A-73114Mackay, L. C.57267808-X42-107808
24808 Mar 1945A-73131Chatellier, J. L.66808-X42-107808accident