391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34144
Aircraft Details for serial number: 43-34144 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions
144-V57343-34144T6-V77

Aircraft history for serial number: 43-34144 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26G-1-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 13/5/44. Then flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 3/6/44), to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 3/6/44). Then went to Grenier Army Air Field, New Hampshire (from 12/6/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the UK via the Northern Ferry Route, departing the USA on 15/6/44. The aircraft record card then lists, GLUE 9AF A (Europe - 9th AF) from 15/6/44, and GLUE 9AF G (Europe - 9th AF) from 25/6/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 574th BS on 11/8/44, coded 4L-K. Flew 3 combat missions till 14/8/44, then recoded 4L-H. Flew its first combat mission as 4L-H on 29/9/44. Sent to the service squadron on 14/10/44 after flying an additional 5 combat missions. On return the aircraft was assigned to the 573rd BS, recoded T6-V, and named "Smokies Coach & Righteous Jones". The aircraft had the two names painted, one on each side of the nose. Flew its first combat mission as T6-V on 3/11/44. Flew an additional 66 combat missions with the 573rd BS till April 1945, when the aircraft was transferred out of the group following the 391s BG's conversion to the Douglas A-26. The final entries on the aircraft record card list, GLUE CON SAL FEA on 30/3/46, and, "Condemned Overseas, dated 10/5/46".

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 43-34144
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
14111 Aug 1944166224Carson, C. W.574144-K43-34144
14212 Aug 1944166225Salmon, D. J.574144-43-34144
14514 Aug 1944166236Hall, E. L.57442144-K43-34144
17229 Sep 1944166224Watson, F. D.57430144-H43-34144
17406 Oct 1944A-73222Detjens, D. C.574144-M43-34144
17712 Oct 1944A-73133Brown, C. G.57450144-H43-34144flak
17813 Oct 1944A-73215Gray, W. E.57450144-H43-34144
17914 Oct 1944A-73226Brown, C. G.574144-43-34144
18203 Nov 1944A-73134Cox, W. G.57330144-V43-34144
18309 Nov 1944A-73134Cox, W. G.57330144-V43-34144
18618 Nov 1944A-73133Walter, P. S.57330144-V43-34144
18921 Nov 1944A-73225Clark, H. W.573144-V43-34144
19025 Nov 1944A-73116Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144flak
19128 Nov 1944A-73216Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
19229 Nov 1944A-73222Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
19330 Nov 1944A-73225Gray, W. E.57330144-V43-34144
19401 Dec 1944A-73233Schaffron, J. L.573144-V43-34144
19502 Dec 1944A-73116Clark, H. W.573144-43-34144
19709 Dec 1944A-73236Schaffron, J. L.57330144-V43-34144
19810 Dec 1944A-73124Jimenez, J. A.573144-43-34144flak
19911 Dec 1944A-73115Dillard, F. P.57330144-V43-34144
20423 Dec 1944A-73142Young, P. R.573144-V43-34144
20524 Dec 1944A-73233Clark, H. W.573144-V43-34144flak
20625 Dec 1944A-73236Shanks, L. H.57330144-V43-34144flak
20725 Dec 1944A-73233Prince, A. W.57330144-V43-34144
20826 Dec 1944A-73113Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
20901 Jan 1945A-73216Jimenez, J. A.57330144-V43-34144
-21005 Jan 1945A-73116Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
21014 Jan 1945A-73232Clark, H. W.573144-V43-34144
21116 Jan 1945A-73223Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144flak
21222 Jan 1945A-73135Jimenez, J. A.57330144-V43-34144
21803 Feb 1945A-73013Grow, J. A.57330144-V43-34144
21906 Feb 1945A-73237Thiedeman, H. A.57330144-V43-34144NULL
22008 Feb 1945A-73215Adrian, C. J.57330144-V43-34144
22109 Feb 1945A-73223Larsen, K. W.57330144-V43-34144
22413 Feb 1945A-73122Prince, A. W.57330144-V43-34144flak
22514 Feb 1945A-73134Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
22614 Feb 1945A-73234Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
22715 Feb 1945A-73234Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144flak
22816 Feb 1945A-73224Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
22918 Feb 1945A-73226Hamilton, S. J.57330144-V43-34144
23121 Feb 1945A-73113Edwards, A. L.57330144-V43-34144flak
23222 Feb 1945A-73332Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
23323 Feb 1945A-73124Slentz, H. A.57330144-V43-34144flak
23624 Feb 1945A-73224Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
23724 Feb 1945A-73124Rice, E. Z.57330144-V43-34144flak
23825 Feb 1945A-73126Harrison, S. D.30144-V43-34144no fly
24102 Mar 1945A-73133Ellis, H. F.57330144-V43-34144
24202 Mar 1945A-73234Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
24303 Mar 1945A-73234Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
24403 Mar 1945A-73134Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
24706 Mar 1945A-73126Thiedeman, H. A.57330144-V43-34144
24808 Mar 1945A-73125Morris, W. C.57330144-V43-34144
25111 Mar 1945A-73133Edwards, A. L.57330144-V43-34144
25211 Mar 1945A-73233Adrian, C. J.57330144-V43-34144
25312 Mar 1945A-73234Fields, W. E.57330144-V43-34144
25413 Mar 1945A-73214Shoemaker, K. E.57330144-V43-34144
25615 Mar 1945A-73144Clark, H. W.57330144-V43-34144
25716 Mar 1945A-73124Schaffron, J. L.57330144-V43-34144
25817 Mar 1945A-73134Stevens, J. C.57330144-V43-34144
25917 Mar 1945A-73124Jimenez, J. A.57330144-V43-34144
26018 Mar 1945A-73134Shoemaker, K. E.57330144-V43-34144
26118 Mar 1945A-73134Mosher, W. V.57331144-V43-34144
26219 Mar 1945A-73133Tresemer, R. M.57335144-V43-34144
26320 Mar 1945A-73223Wilson, H. D.573144-V43-34144
26422 Mar 1945A-73125Fry, D.30144-V43-34144no fly
26522 Mar 1945A-73013Thomas, C. H.57330144-V43-34144
26623 Mar 1945A-73126Hine, O. E.57330144-V43-34144flak
26723 Mar 1945A-73126Reed, J. B.57330144-V43-34144flak
26824 Mar 1945A-73123Wilson, H. D.57330144-V43-34144flak
26924 Mar 1945A-73123Atwater, J. H.57330144-V43-34144
27025 Mar 1945A-73125Ridgeway, R. A.57330144-V43-34144
27125 Mar 1945A-73113Putnam, P. M.57330144-V43-34144
27226 Mar 1945A-73132James, J. L.30144-V43-34144no fly
27328 Mar 1945A-73242Spare, 30144-V43-34144spare
27430 Mar 1945A-73224Woods, P. L.57330144-V43-34144flak