391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95802
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-95802 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95802 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26B-45-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 2/11/43. Next listed at Roanoke Regional Airport, Virginia (ATC) from 30/11/43. Then went to Godman Field, Fort Knox, Kentucky (from 1/12/43), and assigned to the 391st BG. Flown overseas to the UK via the Southern Ferry Route (Listed as Carribean Wing), departing the USA on 6/1/44. The aircraft record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe - 8th AF) on 6/1/44, and SOXO R (Europe - 8th AF) from 30/1/44. Original group aircraft flown over from the USA by 1st Lt. Raymond B. Dearing, Jnr and crew. Collided with 42-95797 on 25/8/44 returning from the mission to coastal defences at Ponascorff on the Brest Peninsula. Pilot Capt. David H Thorne. The aircraft's tail was torn off and spun out of control and crashed into the sea between Sark Rock & La Moisie. The Navigator 1st Lt. Russel J Calvert was the only survivor who managed to parachute out of the stricken aircraft at 500 feet. He was picked up by local French fisherman. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE 9AF CON MIA on 26/8/44.

Incident listing for serial number: 42-95802
Mission Source_id Description Serial
151M08058MACR 08058, 42-95802. 25 Aug 194442-95802

Picture listing for serial number: 42-95802
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
"Skeeter"Nose Art42-95802
"Skeeter"Nose Art42-95802
Dearing CrewCrews42-95802
Dearing CrewCrews42-95802
Dearing CrewCrews42-95802
Dearing CrewCrews42-95802
"Skeeter"Nose Art42-95802
"Skeeter"Nose Art42-95802

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95802
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
115 Feb 1944166227Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802
224 Feb 1944166116Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802
325 Feb 1944166226Brubaker, C. M.573802-P42-95802
425 Feb 1944166113Clark, R. H.802-42-95802no bombs
528 Feb 1944166135Jacobi, S.57318802-P142-95802flak
629 Feb 1944166232Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802
702 Mar 1944166133Snyder, R. J.573802-42-95802
803 Mar 1944166112Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802flak
1005 Mar 1944166125Horridge, R. M.573802-P42-95802flak
1106 Mar 1944166322Anderson, W. B.573802-42-95802
1207 Mar 1944166333Dearing, R. B.57318802-P42-95802
1318 Mar 1944166113Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802flak
1419 Mar 1944166135Dearing, R. B.57315802-P42-95802
1520 Mar 1944166225Oliver, G. C.573802-42-95802aborted
1725 Mar 1944166232Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802no bombs
1927 Mar 1944166123Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
2110 Apr 1944166136Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802
2210 Apr 1944166136Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802
2311 Apr 1944166237Dearing, R. B.57318802-P42-95802aborted
2412 Apr 1944166216Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
2518 Apr 1944166212Carson, C. W.573802-P42-95802window
2619 Apr 1944166236Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802
2719 Apr 1944166236Dearing, R. B.802-42-95802no fly
2820 Apr 1944166225Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
2920 Apr 1944166225Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802flak
3021 Apr 1944166212Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802flak
3122 Apr 1944166122Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802flak
3222 Apr 1944166122Porter, H. D.573802-42-95802
3323 Apr 1944166112Snyder, R. J.573802-P42-95802flak
3423 Apr 1944166114Bush, F. E.573802-P42-95802
3927 Apr 1944166335Lakin, R. K.573802-42-95802flak
4028 Apr 1944166227Garwick, R. W.573802-42-95802
4130 Apr 1944166116Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802
4230 Apr 1944166116Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802
4301 May 1944166116Dearing, R. B.57318802-P42-95802
4401 May 1944166116Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
4502 May 1944166237Blute, J. W.573802-P142-95802
4604 May 1944166212Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
6119 May 1944166225Dewitt, G. A.573802-P42-95802
6220 May 1944166226Dearing, R. B.573802-42-95802
6320 May 1944166233Dearing, R. B.57318802-P42-95802
6421 May 1944166223Dearing, R. B.57318802-P42-95802aborted
6522 May 1944166124Walker, H. H.57313802-P42-95802
6623 May 1944166125Fry, W. W.57318802-P42-95802aborted
8305 Jun 1944166216Dearing, R. B.57318802-P42-95802flak
8406 Jun 1944166322Youse, W. H.57321802-P42-95802
8707 Jun 1944166236Dearing, R. B.57321802-P42-95802
8808 Jun 1944166236Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
8908 Jun 1944166126Dearing, R. B.57321802-P42-95802
9010 Jun 1944166215Reynolds, J. J.573802-P42-95802
9110 Jun 1944166233Baxter, R. E.573802-42-95802
9211 Jun 1944166116Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
9918 Jun 1944166113Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
10020 Jun 1944166123Hartman, L. E.57321802-P42-95802
10221 Jun 1944166233Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
10322 Jun 1944166133Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
10422 Jun 1944166225Reynolds, J. J.573802-P42-95802
10625 Jun 1944166132Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
10730 Jun 1944166213Dearing, R. B.57321802-P42-95802
10805 Jul 1944166123Dearing, R. B.57321802-P42-95802flak
11007 Jul 1944166216Dearing, R. B.57321802-P42-95802
11108 Jul 1944166216Dearing, R. B.57321802-P42-95802
11211 Jul 1944166123Dearing, R. B.573802-P42-95802
11312 Jul 1944166124Logan, R. B.57321802-P42-95802aborted
11616 Jul 1944166226Crim, H. L.573802-42-95802
11716 Jul 1944166113Clark, R. H.57328802-D42-95802
12225 Jul 1944166124Boone, W. R.573802-P42-95802
12530 Jul 1944166216Walker, H. H.573802-P42-95802
12631 Jul 1944166222Alexander, R. L.573802-P42-95802
12801 Aug 1944166214Boone, W. R.573802-42-95802
12902 Aug 1944166114Dickinson, R. G.57321802-P42-95802
13003 Aug 1944166125Hall, E. L.573802-P42-95802
13105 Aug 1944166125Boyd, R. H.57321802-P42-95802
13205 Aug 1944166115Dunn, E. B.573802-P42-95802
14010 Aug 1944166125Brockway, H. M.573802-42-95802
14212 Aug 1944166123Baehr, R. E.573802-P42-95802flak
14313 Aug 1944166113Rutledge, M. O.573802-P42-95802
14413 Aug 1944166133Rutledge, M. O.57321802-P42-95802flak
14514 Aug 1944166122Rutledge, M. O.57321802-P42-95802
14615 Aug 1944166232Brockway, H. M.573802-P42-95802
14716 Aug 1944166223Koehl, W. F.57321802-P42-95802flak
14917 Aug 1944166212Rutledge, M. O.57321802-P42-95802
15018 Aug 1944166212Rutledge, M. O.57321802-P42-95802
15125 Aug 1944166214Thorn, D. H.57321802-P42-95802