391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95845
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-95845 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95845 (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 15/11/43. 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 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 19/2/44. Original group aircraft. Shot down by flak enroute to the target on the 27/4/44 mission to the marshalling yards at Arras, France. The aircraft flown by Capt. William S Aldridge was hit in the right wing which set the engine and wing on fire. The aircraft pulled right out of the formation catching the belly of 42-95833 with its wing. The bomb load was salvoed and 5 crewmen managed to bail out before the aircraft went out of control, crashing 800m south of Aubermesnil, 9 km south of Dieppe, and exploded. The final entries on the aircraft record card list, GLUE 9AF CON AFMSC on 29/4/44, and, GLUE 9AF CON MIA on 29/4/44.

Incident listing for serial number: 42-95845
Mission Source_id Description Serial
39M04216MACR 04216, 42-95845. 27 Apr 194442-95845

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95845
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
528 Feb 1944166124Harrison, P. L.57540845-Q42-95845flak
702 Mar 1944166332Ruble, J. C.575845-Q42-95845
803 Mar 1944166336Young, B. B.575845-42-95845
1005 Mar 1944166214Aldridge, W. S.575845-42-95845
1106 Mar 1944166121Mitchell, K. W.575845-Q42-95845
1207 Mar 1944166124Mitchell, K. W.57540845-Q42-95845accident
1419 Mar 1944166134Armstrong, J. F.57510845-?142-95845
1520 Mar 1944166233Mitchell, K. W.575845-42-95845
1623 Mar 1944166133Brubaker, C. M.575845-?42-95845aborted
1725 Mar 1944166117Mitchell, K. W.575845-Q42-95845
1826 Mar 1944166241Mitchell, K. W.57540845-Q42-95845flak
2110 Apr 1944166121Mitchell, K. W.575845-Q42-95845
2210 Apr 1944166121Mitchell, K. W.575845-42-95845
2311 Apr 1944166113Mitchell, K. W.57540845-Q42-95845
2412 Apr 1944166231Mitchell, K. W.575845-Q42-95845
2518 Apr 1944166324La Framboise, I. T.575845-Q42-95845flak
2619 Apr 1944166114Mitchell, K. W.575845-42-95845
2719 Apr 1944166114Mitchell, K. W.575845-Q42-95845
2820 Apr 1944166212Shaffner, L. H.575845-42-95845
2920 Apr 1944166212Shaffner, L. H.575845-Q42-95845
3021 Apr 1944166216Snyder, R. J.575845-J42-95845
3122 Apr 1944166116Hartman, L. E.575845-Q42-95845flak
3222 Apr 1944166116Hartman, L. E.575845-42-95845
3323 Apr 1944166124Schirmer, L. F.575845-Q142-95845flak
3625 Apr 1944166224Mitchell, K. W.575845-Q42-95845
3726 Apr 1944166121Mitchell, K. W.575845-42-95845
3827 Apr 1944166114Harkins, H. S.575845-42-95845
3927 Apr 1944166121Aldridge, W. S.575845-42-95845lost