391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95835
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-95835 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions
835-T57442-958354L-T46

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95835 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26B-50-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 10/11/43. Next listed at Columbus, Ohio (ATC) from 9/12/43. Then flown to Godman Field, Fort Knox, Kentucky (from 11/12/43), 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. Stanley Bird and crew. Suffered a nose wheel collapse on landing at Matching Green. Date ? May 1944. The co-pilot, 2nd Lt. Floyd Edwin Elroyd was killed when a piece of the propeller went into the cockpit. The pilot was Capt. Callison. The aircraft was repaired. Landed in Normandy on 31/7/44 on a single engine, with and an injured navigator on board. The pilot was Capt. Stanley S Bird. No other details. Have also seen this aircraft listed as "The Texan", which was later renamed as "Miss Elsie", needs confirmation.

Picture listing for serial number: 42-95835
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
Mad Mohawk 4L-TAirplanes42-95835
"Mad Mohawk" dropping bombsAirplanes42-95835
Crash scene of 'Mad Mohawk'Miscellaneous42-95835
Crash scene of 'Mad Mohawk'Miscellaneous42-95835

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95835
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
115 Feb 1944166233Nestlerode, T. W.574835-42-95835
224 Feb 1944166216Loesch, L. F.574835-42-95835
325 Feb 1944166132Bird, S.574835-42-95835
528 Feb 1944166236Lubojasky, J. C.57431835-T42-95835no bombs
629 Feb 1944166134Enderton, C. M.574835-T142-95835
702 Mar 1944166234Bird, S.574835-42-95835
803 Mar 1944166223Bird, S.574835-42-95835flak
1005 Mar 1944166124Jarett, L. A.574835-42-95835
1106 Mar 1944166334Bird, S.574835-42-95835flak
1207 Mar 1944166321Armstrong, J. F.57431835-T42-95835
1318 Mar 1944166224Walker, H. A.574835-42-95835flak
1419 Mar 1944166223Klimovich, D.57431835-T42-95835
1520 Mar 1944166117Bird, S.574835-T42-95835
1725 Mar 1944166124Bird, S.574835-42-95835
1826 Mar 1944166243Bird, S.57431835-T42-95835
2008 Apr 1944166131Bird, S.574835-T42-95835
2311 Apr 1944166224Roeper, F. R.57431835-T42-95835
2412 Apr 1944166134Bird, S.574835-T42-95835
2719 Apr 1944166137Bird, S.57429835-T42-95835
3021 Apr 1944166116Baehr, R. E.574835-T42-95835flak
3122 Apr 1944166221Sullens, J. A.574835-42-95835flak
3323 Apr 1944166224Bird, S.574835-T42-95835
3423 Apr 1944166124Bird, S.574835-42-95835
3625 Apr 1944166134Shofner, J. F.574835-T42-95835
3726 Apr 1944166116Tucker, T. F.574835-T42-95835
4028 Apr 1944166214Bird, S.574835-T42-95835
4301 May 1944166215Petrich, M. R.57431835-T42-95835
4401 May 1944166222Martin, M. M.574835-42-95835
4502 May 1944166131Bird, S.574835-T42-95835
4604 May 1944166136Schreiber, L. A.574835-42-95835
4707 May 1944166231Bird, S.574835-T42-95835
4908 May 1944166223Kiedinger, C. E.574835-42-95835
5008 May 1944166222Kiedinger, C. E.57431835-T42-95835
5109 May 1944166224Hanish, B. C.57431835-T42-95835
5310 May 1944166115Newman, R. A.574835-42-95835
5511 May 1944166132Callison, W. K.57430835-T42-95835flak
11211 Jul 1944166125Youse, W. H.574835-T42-95835
11312 Jul 1944166234Bird, S.57430835-T42-95835
11412 Jul 1944166223Stanfield, L. B.574835-T42-95835
11818 Jul 1944166221Bird, S.574835-T42-95835
12124 Jul 1944166226Schreiber, L. A.57430835-T42-95835
12326 Jul 1944166231Bird, S.574835-T42-95835flak
12428 Jul 1944166231Mitchell, K. W.574835-T42-95835
12530 Jul 1944166121Salmon, D. J.574835-T42-95835
12631 Jul 1944166121Bird, S.574835-T42-95835
12731 Jul 1944166231Bird, S.574835-42-95835flak