391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34326
Aircraft Details for serial number: 43-34326 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 43-34326 (kindly provided by Paul Clouting).
Built at the Glenn L Martin factory at Baltimore, Maryland as a B-26G-5-MA. Accepted by the Army Air Force on 28/6/44. Then flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 5/7/44), to Raleigh-Durham Municipal Airport, North Carolina (from 7/7/44), and on to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 8/7/44). Next went to Dow Field, Bangor, Maine (from 24/7/44), from where the aircraft was flown overseas to the UK via the Northern Ferry Route, departing the USA on 25/7/44. The aircraft record card then lists, GLUE 9AF A (Europe - 9th AF) from 25/7/44, and GLUE 9AF G (Europe - 9th AF) from 4/8/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 574th BS on 29/9/44. Suffered battle damage on 9/11/44, flown by 2nd Lt. Ralph H Lesmeister. The aircraft which had flown 5 combat missions was sent to the service group for repairs and was removed from the 391st BG aircraft roster.

Incident listing for serial number: 43-34326
Mission Source_id Description Serial
0A00095Accident Report, 43-34326 7 Feb 194543-34326

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 43-34326
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
17229 Sep 1944166226Ryan, B. L.57430326-O43-34326
17608 Oct 1944A-73232Tomon, R. A.574326-43-34326
17813 Oct 1944A-73221Bird, S.57444326-O43-34326flak
17914 Oct 1944A-73214Bischoff, J. R.574326-Q43-34326
18029 Oct 1944A-73227Hillier, F. O.44326-O43-34326spare
18309 Nov 1944A-73123Lesmeister, R. H.57444326-O43-34326