391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-95943
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-95943 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions
943-F57342-95943T6-F40

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-95943 (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 7/12/43. Next listed at Morris Field, Charlotte, North Carolina (ATC) from 15/12/43. Then flown to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 16/12/43). Assigned to the 8th AF at Hunter Field. Next went to Morrison Field, West Palm Beach, Florida (from 29/12/43) from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the UK via the Southern Ferry Route (Listed as Carribean Wing), departing the USA on 31/12/43. The aircraft record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe - 8th AF) on 31/12/43, and SOXO R (Europe - 8th AF) from 30/1/44. Damaged Cat.3 in a landing accident at Station 166, Matching Green on 15/3/44 flown by Samuel S Lowenthal. The aircraft was repaired. Shot down by flak on the 28/5/44 mission to the Amiens Marshalling yards. The aircraft flown by 1st Lt. Harry D Porter was hit by a flak burst under the right wing which damaged the right engine. The aircraft weaved about in the formation narrowly missing other aircraft as the pilot struggled to regain control. After several near misses the aircraft dropped away into the cloud and crashed. Although no chutes were spotted by other aircraft, six chutes were spotted by observers on the ground. The final entries on the aircraft record card list, GLUE 9AF CON AFMSC on 29/5/44, and, SOXO MIA on 29/5/44.

Incident listing for serial number: 42-95943
Mission Source_id Description Serial
0A00024Accident Report, 42-95943. 15 Mar 194442-95943
74M05127MACR 05127, 42-95943. 28 May 194442-95943

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-95943
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
115 Feb 1944166211Rutledge, M. O.573943-42-95943
224 Feb 1944166114Rutledge, M. O.573943-42-95943
325 Feb 1944166214La Framboise, I. T.573943-F42-95943
425 Feb 1944166114Sellers, L.943-42-95943no bombs
629 Feb 1944166214Thorn, D. H.573943-F42-95943
702 Mar 1944166131McNulty, M. E.573943-F42-95943
803 Mar 1944166114Curran, E. E.573943-42-95943
1005 Mar 1944166314Thorn, D. H.573943-F42-95943
1106 Mar 1944166225Morris, D. W.573943-42-95943flak
1207 Mar 1944166132Hanish, B. C.57316943-F42-95943
2412 Apr 1944166214Dooley, J. E.573943-42-95943
2518 Apr 1944166211Loesch, L. F.573943-F42-95943window
2820 Apr 1944166211Rutledge, M. O.573943-F42-95943
2920 Apr 1944166211Sellers, L.573943-42-95943
3021 Apr 1944166211McNulty, M. E.943-42-95943aborted
3122 Apr 1944166111Williams, G. E.573943-42-95943
3222 Apr 1944166111Ljunggren, E. N.573943-42-95943flak
3827 Apr 1944166136Lakin, R. K.573943-F42-95943
3927 Apr 1944166333Kiedinger, C. E.573943-42-95943flak
4130 Apr 1944166131Dooley, J. E.573943-42-95943
4230 Apr 1944166131Dooley, J. E.573943-42-95943
4301 May 1944166225Sullivan, L. R.57316943-F42-95943
4401 May 1944166225Schreiber, L. A.573943-42-95943
4604 May 1944166232Bollinger, C. M.573943-F42-95943
4908 May 1944166115Clark, R. H.573943-42-95943
5008 May 1944166116Clark, R. H.57316943-E42-95943flak
5109 May 1944166241Spare Lead, 18943-F42-95943spare
5209 May 1944166114Samuel, J. S.573943-F42-95943
5511 May 1944166211Earll, J. E.57327943-F42-95943flak
5611 May 1944166235Fry, W. W.573943-F42-95943
5913 May 1944166211Thorn, D. H.57327943-F42-95943
6320 May 1944166224Boone, W. R.57327943-F42-95943
6421 May 1944166114Olfson, J. W.57327943-F42-95943
6724 May 1944166114Boone, W. R.57317943-F42-95943
6824 May 1944166136Newcomer, H. C.573943-F42-95943
6925 May 1944166123Baxter, R. E.57327943-F42-95943flak
7026 May 1944166121Hollis, W. N.57327943-F42-95943
7227 May 1944166222Koehl, W. F.573943-F42-95943
7328 May 1944166221Samuel, J. S.57327943-F42-95943flak
7428 May 1944166225Porter, H. D.57327943-F42-95943lost