391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 42-96248
Aircraft Details for serial number: 42-96248 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 42-96248 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26F-1-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 24/2/44. Next listed as flown by Baltimore, Maryland (ATC) from 28/2/44, and New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 28/2/44), to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 1/3/44). Then went to Homestead Army Air Field, Florida (from 9/3/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the UK via the Southern Ferry Route, departing the USA on 11/3/44. The aircraft record card then lists, SOXO A (Europe) from 11/3/44, and SOXO R (Europe) from 26/3/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 574th BS on 9/5/44, coded 4L-V. Flew 55 missions with the 574th BS, then transferred to the 573rd BS, and recoded T6-N on 14/10/44. Flew an additional 62 missions with the 573rd BS between 3/11/44 and April 1945, when it was transferred out of the group when the 391st BG converted to the Douglas A-26. The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE CON SAL FEA on 29/3/46.

Picture listing for serial number: 42-96248
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"Missouri Mule"Aircraft42-96248

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 42-96248
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
4908 May 1944166113Ljunggren, E. N.574248-42-96248
5109 May 1944166244Spare, 30248-V42-96248spare
5209 May 1944166131La Framboise, I. T.574248-F42-96248
5310 May 1944166131Salmon, D. J.574248-42-96248
5410 May 1944166131Salmon, D. J.574248-42-96248
5611 May 1944166124Hollis, W. N.574248-V42-96248
5712 May 1944166011Hollis, W. N.574248-V42-96248window
5812 May 1944166011Ljunggren, E. N.574248-V42-96248
5913 May 1944166236Lowe, W. F.57430248-V42-96248
6015 May 1944166231Salmon, D. J.574248-V42-96248
6119 May 1944166131Salmon, D. J.574248-42-96248
6320 May 1944166115Jacobi, S.57430248-V42-96248
6824 May 1944166235Kiedinger, C. E.574248-V42-96248
7428 May 1944166216Dillard, F. P.248-42-96248aborted
8406 Jun 1944166124Salmon, D. J.57430248-V42-96248
8808 Jun 1944166224Salmon, D. J.574248-42-96248flak
9110 Jun 1944166133Wolfe, D. H.574248-42-96248
9211 Jun 1944166232Fry, W. W.574248-V42-96248
9312 Jun 1944166114Salmon, D. J.574248-V42-96248
9513 Jun 1944166125Smith, J. W.574248-V42-96248
9614 Jun 1944166125Lakin, R. K.574248-V42-96248
9817 Jun 1944166124Salmon, D. J.574248-V42-96248
10020 Jun 1944166324Salmon, D. J.57430248-V42-96248
10221 Jun 1944166235Hartman, L. E.574248-42-96248
10625 Jun 1944166214Horridge, R. M.574248-V42-96248
11211 Jul 1944166232Mitchell, K. W.574248-V42-96248
11312 Jul 1944166231Salmon, D. J.57430248-V42-96248
11412 Jul 1944166212Morris, W. E.574248-V42-96248
11515 Jul 1944166122Talton, J. R.57430248-V42-96248flak
11818 Jul 1944166231Salmon, D. J.574248-42-96248
11919 Jul 1944166214Bird, S.574248-V42-96248
12225 Jul 1944166136Metelsky, P.574248-V42-96248
12428 Jul 1944166235Morris, W. E.574248-V42-96248
12530 Jul 1944166122Morris, W. E.574248-V42-96248
12631 Jul 1944166133Morris, W. E.574248-V42-96248
12731 Jul 1944166136Morris, W. E.574248-V42-96248
14212 Aug 1944166222Morris, W. E.574248-V42-96248
14514 Aug 1944166235Schreiber, L. A.57430248-V42-96248
14615 Aug 1944166125Lowder, O. H.574248-42-96248flak
14716 Aug 1944166115Morris, W. E.57430248-V42-96248
14816 Aug 1944166125Tavener, C. A.574248-V42-96248
15125 Aug 1944166112Kiedinger, C. E.57430248-V42-96248
15327 Aug 1944166216Ryan, B. L.57430248-Y42-96248flak
15530 Aug 1944166234Fry, W. W.57430248-V42-96248
15601 Sep 1944166115Spangler, R. B.57430248-V42-96248
15803 Sep 1944166242Spare, 30248-V42-96248spare
16005 Sep 1944166231Kelley, G. D.57430248-V42-96248
16512 Sep 1944166215Newman, R. A.57430248-V42-96248
16612 Sep 1944166225Morris, W. E.57430248-V42-96248
16714 Sep 1944166235Detwiler, E. F.57430248-V42-96248
16816 Sep 1944166116Morris, W. E.57430248-V42-96248
17023 Sep 1944166112Morris, W. E.57430248-V42-96248
17229 Sep 1944166212Morris, W. E.57430248-V42-96248
17302 Oct 1944A-73112Morris, W. E.574248-V42-96248
-17405 Oct 1944A-73226Lesmeister, R. H.574248-V42-96248
17406 Oct 1944A-73226Lesmeister, R. H.574248-V42-96248
17507 Oct 1944A-73232Morris, W. E.574248-V42-96248
17608 Oct 1944A-73242Spare, 248-V42-96248spare
17712 Oct 1944A-73137Gray, W. E.46248-V42-96248spare
17813 Oct 1944A-73226Sherwood, N. W.57445248-V42-96248flak
17914 Oct 1944A-73213Spangler, R. B.574248-42-96248
18203 Nov 1944A-73132Mosher, W. V.57325248-N42-96248
18511 Nov 1944A-73132Mosher, W. V.57325248-N42-96248
18618 Nov 1944A-73135Schaffron, J. L.57325248-N42-96248
18719 Nov 1944A-73136Clark, H. W.573248-42-96248flak
18921 Nov 1944A-73215Mosher, W. V.573248-N42-96248
19025 Nov 1944A-73122Mosher, W. V.25248-N42-96248no fly
19128 Nov 1944A-73226Abraham, C. S.57325248-N42-96248
19605 Dec 1944A-73132Mosher, W. V.573248-42-96248flak
19709 Dec 1944A-73232Mosher, W. V.57322248-N42-96248
19810 Dec 1944A-73115Mosher, W. V.573248-42-96248
20423 Dec 1944A-73141Hillier, F. O.573248-42-96248
20524 Dec 1944A-73234Baker, K. L.573248-42-96248
20625 Dec 1944A-73237Larsen, K. W.57325248-H42-96248
20725 Dec 1944A-73234Baker, K. L.57325248-N42-96248
20826 Dec 1944A-73127Shanks, L. H.57325248-N42-96248
20901 Jan 1945A-73224Mosher, W. V.57325248-N42-96248
-21005 Jan 1945A-73134Schaffron, J. L.57325248-N42-96248
21014 Jan 1945A-73233Mosher, W. V.573248-N42-96248
21222 Jan 1945A-73233Mosher, W. V.57325248-N42-96248
21428 Jan 1945A-73125Prince, A. W.57325248-N42-96248
21529 Jan 1945A-73136Morris, W. C.57325248-N42-96248
21702 Feb 1945A-73225Porter, H. E.57325248-N42-96248
21803 Feb 1945A-73242Spare, 25248-N42-96248spare
21906 Feb 1945A-73136Morris, W. C.57325248-N42-96248
22008 Feb 1945A-73214Mosher, W. V.57325248-N42-96248
22109 Feb 1945A-73214Mosher, W. V.57325248-N42-96248
22413 Feb 1945A-73124Mosher, W. V.57325248-N42-96248flak
22614 Feb 1945A-73244Spare, 25248-N42-96248spare
22715 Feb 1945A-73136Adrian, C. J.57325248-N42-96248
23019 Feb 1945A-73012Main, S. L.57325248-N42-96248
23121 Feb 1945A-73124Slentz, H. A.57325248-N42-96248
23222 Feb 1945A-73333Mosher, W. V.57325248-N42-96248
23624 Feb 1945A-73225Thomas, C. H.57325248-N42-96248
23825 Feb 1945A-73235Macklin, P. G.57325248-N42-96248aborted
23928 Feb 1945A-73124Clark, H. W.57325248-N42-96248
24001 Mar 1945A-73124Clark, H. W.57325248-N42-96248
24102 Mar 1945A-73135Ridgeway, R. A.57325248-N42-96248
24202 Mar 1945A-73136Tresemer, R. M.25248-N42-96248no fly
24403 Mar 1945A-73227Hine, O. E.573248-N42-96248
24605 Mar 1945A-73223Barta, J. J.57325248-N42-96248
24706 Mar 1945A-73215Henage, G. F.57325248-N42-96248
24909 Mar 1945A-73125Atwater, J. H.57325248-N42-96248
25010 Mar 1945A-73136Adrian, C. J.57325248-N42-96248
25111 Mar 1945A-73233Emmert, A. C.57325248-N42-96248
25211 Mar 1945A-73136Kelley, J. W.57325248-N42-96248
25312 Mar 1945A-73216Thomas, C. H.57325248-N42-96248
25413 Mar 1945A-73224Schaffron, J. L.57325248-N42-96248
25817 Mar 1945A-73124Schaffron, J. L.57325248-N42-96248
25917 Mar 1945A-73116Atwater, J. H.57325248-N42-96248
26018 Mar 1945A-73234Schaffron, J. L.57325248-N42-96248
26118 Mar 1945A-73233Barta, J. J.57323248-N42-96248
26422 Mar 1945A-73325Ridgeway, R. A.57325248-N42-96248
26522 Mar 1945A-73123Harris, W. L.57325248-N42-96248
26623 Mar 1945A-73236Naugle, R. C.57325248-N42-96248
26723 Mar 1945A-73125Collier, J. D.57325248-N42-96248flak
26824 Mar 1945A-73122Ellis, H. F.57325248-N42-96248flak
26924 Mar 1945A-73126Matthews, S. H.57325248-N42-96248
27025 Mar 1945A-73116Hinds, R. O.25248-N42-96248no fly
27125 Mar 1945A-73123Lentz, H. W.57325248-N42-96248
27226 Mar 1945A-73135Putnam, P. M.57325248-N42-96248
27328 Mar 1945A-73237Edwards, A. L.25248-N42-96248spare
27430 Mar 1945A-73242Spare, 25248-N42-96248spare
27531 Mar 1945A-73127Reed, J. B.25248-N42-96248spare
27631 Mar 1945A-73116Reed, J. B.57325248-N42-96248
27703 Apr 1945A-73135Ridgeway, R. A.57325248-N42-96248
27804 Apr 1945A-73134Mosher, W. V.57325248-N42-96248
27907 Apr 1945A-73213Dingman, E. N.57325248-N42-96248
28008 Apr 1945A-73125Gonyer, J. E.57325248-N42-96248flak
28108 Apr 1945A-73112Rice, E. Z.57325248-N42-96248
28209 Apr 1945A-73112Ellis, H. F.57325248-N42-96248