391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95805
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-95805 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95805 (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 flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 30/11/43), to Godman Field, Fort Knox, Kentucky (from 5/12/43), and assigned to the 391st BG. Flown overseas to the UK via the Southern Ferry Route (Listed as Carribean Wing), departing the USA on 11/1/44. The aircraft record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe - 8th AF) on 11/1/44, and SOXO R (Europe - 8th AF) from 24/2/44. Original group aircraft ferried over from the USA by 1st Lt. Herschel S Harkins and crew. This aircraft was declared Cat E on 21/5/44 after it was badly damaged by 42-95827 whilst test firing its guns. On return to base the undercarriage collapsed after the brakes had burnt out. Pilot 1st Lt. Michael R. Petrich. Accident report website lists the date as 23/5/44, and the pilot as 1st Lt. Donald D O'Hare, needs confirmation. Salvaged on 24/5/44. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE 9AF CON AFMSC on 24/5/44.

Incident listing for serial number: 42-95805
Mission Source_id Description Serial
66A00028Accident Report, 42-95805. 23 May 194442-95805

Picture listing for serial number: 42-95805
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
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Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95805
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
803 Mar 1944166316Wilkinson, E. S.575805-42-95805
1005 Mar 1944166224Sparks, R. L.575805-V42-95805
1106 Mar 1944166122Harkins, H. S.575805-42-95805
1207 Mar 1944166114Kelley, G. D.57550805-V42-95805aborted
1520 Mar 1944166212Schirmer, L. F.575805-V42-95805
1623 Mar 1944166122Oliver, G. C.575805-V42-95805aborted
1725 Mar 1944166237Kelley, G. D.575805-V42-95805flak
2008 Apr 1944166221Aldridge, W. S.575805-V42-95805
2110 Apr 1944166122Hanish, B. C.575805-V42-95805
2210 Apr 1944166122Hanish, B. C.575805-V42-95805
2311 Apr 1944166114Aldridge, W. S.57549805-V42-95805
2412 Apr 1944166236Hanlon, J. T.575805-V42-95805
2518 Apr 1944166334Aldridge, W. S.575805-V42-95805flak
2619 Apr 1944166116Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805
2820 Apr 1944166227Boone, W. R.575805-V42-95805
2920 Apr 1944166132Alexander, J. P.575805-V42-95805
3021 Apr 1944166237Rutledge, E.575805-42-95805
3122 Apr 1944166233Metelsky, P.575805-V42-95805flak
3222 Apr 1944166227Danforth, G. L.575805-V42-95805flak
3323 Apr 1944166237Smith, J. W.575805-B42-95805
3423 Apr 1944166135Shofner, J. F.575805-42-95805
3525 Apr 1944166223Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805flak
3625 Apr 1944166223Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805
3726 Apr 1944166133Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805
3827 Apr 1944166116Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805
3927 Apr 1944166133Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805
4130 Apr 1944166232Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805
4230 Apr 1944166232Kiedinger, C. E.575805-42-95805flak
4604 May 1944166122Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805
4707 May 1944166225Newman, R. A.575805-42-95805flak
4908 May 1944166234Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805
5008 May 1944166212Petrich, M. R.57549805-V42-95805flak
5109 May 1944166233Petrich, M. R.57549805-V42-95805
5209 May 1944166232Petrich, M. R.575805-42-95805
5310 May 1944166125Evans, F. L.575805-42-95805
5511 May 1944166125Evans, F. L.57547805-V142-95805flak
6015 May 1944166136Dewitt, G. A.575805-V42-95805
6220 May 1944166116Petrich, M. R.575805-V42-95805
6421 May 1944166134Petrich, M. R.57547805-V42-95805