391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95838
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-95838 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95838 (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 12/11/43. Next listed at Patterson Field, 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 8/1/44. The aircraft record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe - 8th AF) on 8/1/44, and SOXO R (Europe - 8th AF) from 30/1/44. Original group aircraft. Shot down by Me-109 and Fw-190 fighters on the 23/12/44 mission to the Ahrweiler Railway viaduct, Germany. The aircraft flown by 1st Lt. Wilbur P Stevenson was attacked about 3 miles east of Ahrweiler, shooting out the tail gunners position and setting the starboard engine on fire. The pilot kept the plane in a level glide so that the rest of the crew had time to bail out, but was killed when the aircraft exploded in mid air. The aircraft crashed near Wittlich, Germany. Engines, P&W, R-2800-43, serials: FP-060065 (left), and, 42-263172 (right). Earlier flown by 1st Lt. C G Aldous. The MACR states that this aircraft had no name. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, SOXO CON MIA on 23/12/44. There is a photograph of the nose section of "Calamity Lu" showing many mission symbols. Inscribed under the pilots window is "Lt. "Wint" May.

Incident listing for serial number: 42-95838
Mission Source_id Description Serial
203M11485MACR 11485, 42-95838. 23 Dec 194442-95838

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95838
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
115 Feb 1944166131Barger, T. J.574838-42-95838
224 Feb 1944166215Metelsky, P.574838-B42-95838
325 Feb 1944166115Metelsky, P.574838-42-95838
528 Feb 1944166215Baehr, R. E.57436838-B142-95838
629 Feb 1944166115Jobe, R. C.574838-B42-95838
702 Mar 1944166214Barger, T. J.574838-B42-95838
803 Mar 1944166214Barger, T. J.574838-42-95838
1005 Mar 1944166132Callison, W. K.574838-42-95838flak
1106 Mar 1944166332Metelsky, P.574838-42-95838
1207 Mar 1944166134Fry, R. C.57436838-B142-95838
1318 Mar 1944166214Barger, T. J.574838-B42-95838flak
1725 Mar 1944166122Callison, W. K.574838-42-95838
1826 Mar 1944166113Watkinson, A. G.57433838-B42-95838
2412 Apr 1944166227Wolfe, W. W.574838-42-95838aborted
2719 Apr 1944166235Barger, T. J.57424838-B42-95838
3222 Apr 1944166213Callison, W. K.574838-42-95838flak
3323 Apr 1944166121Samuel, J. S.574838-42-95838flak
3525 Apr 1944166113Newcomer, H. C.574838-B42-95838
3625 Apr 1944166124Newcomer, H. C.574838-42-95838
3827 Apr 1944166213Hanlon, J. T.574838-D42-95838
5109 May 1944166225Schreiber, L. A.57433838-B42-95838
5209 May 1944166226Schreiber, L. A.574838-B42-95838
5611 May 1944166121Loesch, L. F.574838-B42-95838
5712 May 1944166134Hanish, B. C.574838-42-95838
5812 May 1944166116Jannsen, E. M.574838-42-95838
6220 May 1944166132Kiedinger, C. E.574838-42-95838flak
6320 May 1944166123Martin, M. M.57435838-B42-95838
6824 May 1944166222Harlow, F. S.574838-K42-95838
6925 May 1944166233Petrich, M. R.57435838-B142-95838
7227 May 1944166131Newcomer, H. C.574838-N42-95838flak
7730 May 1944166231Loesch, L. F.57435838-B42-95838
8406 Jun 1944166116Stanfield, L. B.57435838-B42-95838
8607 Jun 1944166135Newman, R. A.574838-42-95838
8707 Jun 1944166126Schreiber, L. A.57435838-B42-95838
8908 Jun 1944166225Lakin, R. K.57435838-B42-95838
9010 Jun 1944166125Lowder, O. H.574838-B42-95838
9110 Jun 1944166131Stalnaker, G. W.574838-42-95838
9211 Jun 1944166223Danforth, G. L.574838-42-95838
9312 Jun 1944166115Lowe, W. F.574838-B42-95838
9413 Jun 1944166215Harlow, F. S.57435838-B42-95838
9513 Jun 1944166124Dewitt, G. A.574838-B42-95838
9614 Jun 1944166216Smith, J. W.574838-42-95838
9817 Jun 1944166132Lowe, W. F.574838-B42-95838
9918 Jun 1944166234Harlow, F. S.574838-B42-95838
10020 Jun 1944166236Lowe, W. F.57435838-B42-95838
10121 Jun 1944166135Kiedinger, C. E.57435838-B42-95838
10422 Jun 1944166126Schreiber, L. A.574838-B42-95838
10524 Jun 1944166223Dearing, R. B.574838-42-95838
10625 Jun 1944166212Lowe, W. F.574838-B42-95838
10906 Jul 1944166132Lowe, W. F.574838-B42-95838
11007 Jul 1944166232Baxter, R. E.57421838-42-95838
11108 Jul 1944166233Harnest, E. M.57435838-B142-95838
11211 Jul 1944166237Garwick, R. W.574838-B42-95838
11312 Jul 1944166222Lowe, W. F.57435838-B42-95838
11412 Jul 1944166224Alexander, J. P.574838-B42-95838
11515 Jul 1944166136Evans, F. L.57435838-B42-95838
11616 Jul 1944166135Schreiber, L. A.574838-B42-95838
11716 Jul 1944166232Walker, H. H.57435838-B42-95838
12023 Jul 1944166122Rutledge, E.574838-B142-95838
12225 Jul 1944166133Callison, W. K.574838-42-95838
12428 Jul 1944166225Adamson, J.574838-B42-95838flak
12631 Jul 1944166135Lowe, W. F.574838-B42-95838
12731 Jul 1944166232Lowe, W. F.574838-H42-95838
12801 Aug 1944166137Newman, R. A.838-42-95838spare
12902 Aug 1944166235Donnelly, W. W.57435838-B42-95838
13003 Aug 1944166223Lowe, W. F.574838-B42-95838
13105 Aug 1944166225Saunders, R. M.57435838-B42-95838
13205 Aug 1944166222Cude, R. V.574838-42-95838
13306 Aug 1944166236Saunders, R. M.57435838-B42-95838
13406 Aug 1944166136Lowe, W. F.57435838-B42-95838
14212 Aug 1944166223Lowe, W. F.574838-B42-95838
14313 Aug 1944166226Willis, J. B.574838-B42-95838
14413 Aug 1944166233Kiedinger, C. E.57435838-B42-95838
14514 Aug 1944166226Willis, J. B.57435838-B42-95838
14615 Aug 1944166123Lowe, W. F.574838-B42-95838
14716 Aug 1944166132Lowe, W. F.57435838-B42-95838flak
15018 Aug 1944166116Willis, J. B.57435838-B42-95838
15125 Aug 1944166115Gatlin, J. F.57435838-B42-95838
15327 Aug 1944166212Lowe, W. F.57435838-B42-95838flak
15427 Aug 1944166233Lowe, W. F.57435838-B42-95838
15701 Sep 1944166115Ruble, J. C.57435838-B42-95838
16005 Sep 1944166237Gates, L. R.35838-B42-95838spare
16106 Sep 1944166235Kloepfer, W. A.57435838-B42-95838
16206 Sep 1944166242Spare, 35838-B42-95838spare
16512 Sep 1944166224Barger, T. J.57435838-B42-95838
16714 Sep 1944166232Schreiber, L. A.57435838-B42-95838
16816 Sep 1944166122Lowe, W. F.57435838-B42-95838flak
17229 Sep 1944166213Lowe, W. F.57435838-B42-95838
17302 Oct 1944A-73113Lowe, W. F.574838-42-95838
-17405 Oct 1944A-73225Stevenson, W. P.574838-B42-95838
17406 Oct 1944A-73225Stevenson, W. P.574838-B42-95838flak
17813 Oct 1944A-73213Hillier, F. O.574838-B42-95838
17914 Oct 1944A-73212Lowe, W. F.574838-42-95838
18029 Oct 1944A-73215Gray, W. E.574RW838-B42-95838
18102 Nov 1944A-73123Lowe, W. F.574RW838-B42-95838
18203 Nov 1944A-73116Chism, J. W.574RW838-B42-95838
18511 Nov 1944A-73123Lowe, W. F.574R838-B42-95838
18618 Nov 1944A-73113Lesmeister, R. H.574838-42-95838flak
18819 Nov 1944A-73113Lowe, W. F.574838-42-95838
19025 Nov 1944A-73232Lowe, W. F.574RW838-B42-95838
19330 Nov 1944A-73226Matus, P. M.574RW838-B42-95838
19401 Dec 1944A-73216Lesmeister, R. H.574838-42-95838
19502 Dec 1944A-73237Detjens, D. C.RW838-B42-95838spare
19605 Dec 1944A-73126Sherwood, N. W.574838-42-95838
19709 Dec 1944A-73223Morris, W. E.574RW838-B42-95838aborted
19810 Dec 1944A-73233Detjens, D. C.574838-42-95838
19911 Dec 1944A-73234Stevenson, W. P.574RW838-B42-95838
20113 Dec 1944A-73116Detjens, D. C.574838-42-95838
20215 Dec 1944A-73132Matus, P. M.574RW838-B42-95838
20323 Dec 1944A-73134Stevenson, W. P.574838-42-95838