391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95843
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-95843 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions
843-J57542-95843O8-J145

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95843 (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 Pittsburgh, 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 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 19/2/44. Original group aircraft flown over from the USA by 1st Lt. Burton C Hanish and crew. Completed 100 missions on 20/6/44. Crash landed back at base on 9/3/45 returning from the mission to Wiesbaden, Germany. The landing gear failed due to flak damage. Pilot 2nd Lt. James B Willis. The aircraft record card also lists this serial as GLUE 9AF CON MIA on 14/8/44 (in error?) and finally, GLUE 9AF CON SAL NBD on 10/3/45. Nose art painted by Bill Schmidt. Have also seen this aircraft listed as un-named, needs confirmation.

Picture listing for serial number: 42-95843
Picture Title Picture Category Serial
"Rationed Passion"Nose Art42-95843
Fleck CrewCrews42-95843
575 BS Crew ChiefsPeople42-95843
"Rationed Passion" comes homeAirplanes42-95843
"Rationed Passion" with unknown personNose Art42-95843
"Rationed Passion" in flightAirplanes42-95843
"Rationed Passion"Nose Art42-95843

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95843
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
528 Feb 1944166132Hanish, B. C.57538843-J42-95843flak
629 Feb 1944166217O'Hare, D. D.575843-42-95843
702 Mar 1944166331Mitchell, K. W.575843-42-95843
1005 Mar 1944166213Hanish, B. C.575843-J42-95843
1106 Mar 1944166114Aldridge, W. S.575843-J42-95843
1207 Mar 1944166137Harkins, H. S.57536843-J42-95843
1419 Mar 1944166127Anderson, W. B.57536843-J142-95843aborted
1623 Mar 1944166132Hanish, B. C.575843-J42-95843
1725 Mar 1944166226Tucker, T. F.575843-42-95843
1826 Mar 1944166133Hanish, B. C.57536843-J142-95843
2008 Apr 1944166223Hanish, B. C.575843-J42-95843
2110 Apr 1944166126Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
2210 Apr 1944166126Fleck, W. E.575843-42-95843flak
2311 Apr 1944166116Fleck, W. E.57536843-J42-95843
2412 Apr 1944166115Dickinson, R. G.575843-42-95843
2518 Apr 1944166332Fleck, W. E.575843-42-95843
2619 Apr 1944166112Fleck, W. E.575843-42-95843
2719 Apr 1944166112Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
2820 Apr 1944166135Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
2920 Apr 1944166135Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843flak
3222 Apr 1944166221Bird, S.575843-J42-95843
3525 Apr 1944166232Fleck, W. E.575843-42-95843
3625 Apr 1944166232Fleck, W. E.575843-42-95843
3726 Apr 1944166124Hanish, B. C.575843-J42-95843
3827 Apr 1944166133Fleck, W. E.575843-42-95843
3927 Apr 1944166124Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843flak
4130 Apr 1944166213Fleck, W. E.575843-42-95843
4230 Apr 1944166212Fleck, W. E.575843-42-95843
4301 May 1944166232Fleck, W. E.57536843-J142-95843
4401 May 1944166233Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
4502 May 1944166132Garwick, R. W.575843-42-95843
4604 May 1944166123Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
4707 May 1944166212Horridge, R. M.575843-J42-95843
4908 May 1944166236Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
5008 May 1944166224Fleck, W. E.57536843-J42-95843
5109 May 1944166215Fleck, W. E.57536843-J42-95843
5209 May 1944166212Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
5310 May 1944166126Dauteuil, D. F.575843-J42-95843
5410 May 1944166124Alexander, J. P.575843-J42-95843
5511 May 1944166136Lowe, W. F.57545843-J42-95843flak
5712 May 1944166123Fleck, W. E.575843-42-95843
5812 May 1944166134Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
6119 May 1944166112Lowe, W. F.575843-42-95843
6220 May 1944166123Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843flak
6421 May 1944166124Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843
6522 May 1944166234Carson, C. W.57545843-J42-95843
6724 May 1944166232Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843flak
7026 May 1944166133Dauteuil, D. F.57515843-J142-95843flak
8002 Jun 1944166213Wolfe, D. H.57545843-J42-95843
8204 Jun 1944166134Kahley, W. F.57545843-J42-95843flak
8305 Jun 1944166136Hanish, B. C.57545843-J42-95843
8506 Jun 1944166216Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
8707 Jun 1944166123Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843
8908 Jun 1944166212Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843
9010 Jun 1944166112Evans, F. L.575843-42-95843
9110 Jun 1944166112Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843flak
9211 Jun 1944166237Walker, H. H.575843-J42-95843
9715 Jun 1944166213Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843
9817 Jun 1944166114Newcomer, H. C.575843-J42-95843
9918 Jun 1944166213Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
10020 Jun 1944166332Sullens, J. A.57545843-J42-95843flak
10322 Jun 1944166222Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
10422 Jun 1944166112Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
10524 Jun 1944166132Crim, H. L.575843-42-95843
10625 Jun 1944166236Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
10730 Jun 1944166122Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843
10805 Jul 1944166222Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843
11007 Jul 1944166115Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843
11108 Jul 1944166115Fleck, W. E.57545843-J142-95843flak
11412 Jul 1944166123Schreiber, L. A.575843-J42-95843
11515 Jul 1944166125Watkinson, A. G.57545843-T42-95843flak
11616 Jul 1944166115Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843
12023 Jul 1944166136Wilkinson, E. S.575843-J42-95843
12326 Jul 1944166214Majka, F. J.575843-J42-95843
12428 Jul 1944166215Ekstrom, A.575843-J42-95843flak
12631 Jul 1944166123Watson, F. D.575843-L42-95843
12731 Jul 1944166116Fleck, W. E.575843-J42-95843flak
12801 Aug 1944166114Jannsen, E. M.575843-J42-95843
13105 Aug 1944166235Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843
13205 Aug 1944166215Ekstrom, A.575843-J42-95843
13306 Aug 1944166212Fleck, W. E.57545843-J42-95843
13406 Aug 1944166123Morris, W. E.57545843-J142-95843
13507 Aug 1944166132Garwick, R. W.575843-42-95843
13607 Aug 1944166133Lowder, O. H.575843-J42-95843
13910 Aug 1944166131Hanish, B. C.575843-J42-95843
14010 Aug 1944166222Morris, W. E.575843-42-95843
14111 Aug 1944166226Hillier, F. O.575843-J42-95843
14212 Aug 1944166235Newman, R. A.575843-J42-95843flak
14313 Aug 1944166223Mitchell, K. W.575843-J42-95843
14413 Aug 1944166215Shannon, W. L.57545843-J42-95843
14514 Aug 1944166222Cude, R. V.57545843-J42-95843
14615 Aug 1944166133Metelsky, P.575843-J42-95843
14716 Aug 1944166125Spangler, R. B.57545843-J42-95843
14816 Aug 1944166131Hanish, B. C.575843-J42-95843
14917 Aug 1944166122Rutledge, E.57545843-J42-95843
15018 Aug 1944166113Rutledge, E.57548843-J42-95843
15226 Aug 1944166235Hillier, F. O.57545843-J42-95843
15327 Aug 1944166225Tomon, R. A.57545843-J42-95843
15427 Aug 1944166216Spangler, R. B.57545843-J42-95843
15601 Sep 1944166133Talton, J. R.57545843-J42-95843
15803 Sep 1944166114O'Hare, D. D.575843-42-95843
16005 Sep 1944166244Spare, 45843-J42-95843spare
16106 Sep 1944166212Gatlin, J. F.57545843-J42-95843
16206 Sep 1944166223Webster, W. R.57545843-J42-95843
16310 Sep 1944166113Webster, W. R.57545843-J42-95843
16411 Sep 1944166116Goodwin, D. B.57545843-J42-95843
16920 Sep 1944166214Salmon, D. J.575843-42-95843
17229 Sep 1944166234Mickelson, C. E.57545843-J42-95843
17302 Oct 1944A-73131Hanish, B. C.575843-J42-95843
17507 Oct 1944A-73221Hanish, B. C.5753843-J42-95843
17608 Oct 1944A-73224Tavener, C. A.575843-J42-95843
17712 Oct 1944A-73121Hanish, B. C.5753843-J42-95843
18102 Nov 1944A-73231Hanish, B. C.5753843-J42-95843
18410 Nov 1944A-73236Kirton, W. T.575843-42-95843
20423 Dec 1944A-73131Cassiday, C. E.575843-42-95843
20524 Dec 1944A-73221Hanish, B. C.575843-42-95843
20625 Dec 1944A-73211Williams, G. E.5753843-J42-95843
20725 Dec 1944A-73221Hanish, B. C.5753843-J42-95843
20826 Dec 1944A-73121Lloyd, B. M.57534843-J42-95843
21014 Jan 1945A-73131Willis, J. B.575843-J42-95843
21116 Jan 1945A-73124Lippincott, J. I.5753843-J42-95843
21325 Jan 1945A-73114Harkins, H. S.575843-J42-95843
21529 Jan 1945A-73011Proctor, R. M.5753843-J42-95843
21601 Feb 1945A-73114Hanish, B. C.5753843-J42-95843
21702 Feb 1945A-73131Willis, J. B.5753843-J42-95843
21803 Feb 1945A-73131Lakin, R. K.5758843-J42-95843
22008 Feb 1945A-73111Harkins, H. S.5753843-J42-95843
22109 Feb 1945A-73121Lippincott, J. I.5753843-J42-95843
22310 Feb 1945A-73131Harkins, H. S.5753843-J42-95843flak
22413 Feb 1945A-73214Hanish, B. C.5753843-J42-95843flak
22514 Feb 1945A-73241Spare Lead, 3843-J42-95843spare
22715 Feb 1945A-73241Spare Lead, 3843-J42-95843spare
22816 Feb 1945A-73114Harkins, H. S.5753843-J42-95843
23019 Feb 1945A-73135Martin, C. R.5753843-J42-95843
23121 Feb 1945A-73211Harkins, H. S.5753843-J42-95843
23222 Feb 1945A-73131Hanish, B. C.5753843-J42-95843
24001 Mar 1945A-73211Willis, J. B.5753843-J42-95843
24102 Mar 1945A-73241Spare Lead, 3843-J42-95843spare
24202 Mar 1945A-73241Spare Lead, 3843-J42-95843spare
24403 Mar 1945A-73114Bischoff, J. R.5753843-J42-95843
24504 Mar 1945A-73121Lippincott, J. I.5753843-J42-95843
24605 Mar 1945A-73011Breesman, R. N.5753843-J42-95843
24706 Mar 1945A-73134Breesman, R. N.5753843-J42-95843
24909 Mar 1945A-73214Willis, J. B.5753843-J42-95843