391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95872
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-95872 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions
872-Q142-95872IH-Q4

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95872 (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 22/11/43. Next flown to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 16/12/43). Then went to Morrison Field, West Palm Beach, Florida (from 7/1/44), from where the aircraft was 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. Entered service with the 1st Pathfinder Squadron on 13/4/44. Tha aircraft flew 69 combat missions and survived the war. Condemned for salvage on 15/10/45. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE CON SAL FEA on 15/10/45.

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95872
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
6623 May 1944166211Smith, V. A.1872-Q42-95872pathfinder
8406 Jun 1944166211Ferguson, M. H. T.111872-Q42-95872pathfinder
14111 Aug 1944166211Brown, F. E.1872-Q42-95872
26118 Mar 1945A-73111Swenson, C. M.1??872-Q42-95872