391st BOMB GROUP: Loadlist Aircraft information for serial number: 43-34337
Aircraft Details for serial number: 43-34337 - Note: Squadron and Codes shown are the most frequent non-blank values
Taxi Code Squadron Serial Code Missions

Aircraft history for serial number: 43-34337 (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 30/6/44. Then flown by New Castle (2nd Ferry Group), Wilmington, Deleware (from 7/7/44), to the 3rd AF staging area at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia (from 9/7/44). 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 1/8/44. The aircraft record card then lists, GLUE 9AF A (Europe - 9th AF) from 1/8/44, and GLUE 9AF G (Europe - 9th AF) from 13/8/44. Entered combat with the 391st BG / 572nd BS on 6/9/44. Hit by flak over the target at Irlich, Germany on 24/2/45. The aircraft was part of a flight of aircraft which were to bomb flak positions near the main target and drop chaff. The aircraft flown by Capt. Gwen T McPherson took a direct hit which took off most of the left wing, sending it spinning down out of control. No chutes were spotted and all the crew were killed. Engines, P&W, R-2800-43, serials: FP-063646 (left), and, FP-063601 (right). The final entry on the aircraft record card lists, GLUE CON MIA on 25/2/45. Nose name confirmed in the MACR. According to Horst Weber, the aircraft crashed at Kirspenich, Germany.

Incident listing for serial number: 43-34337
Mission Source_id Description Serial
237M12609MACR 12609, 43-34337. 24 Feb 194543-34337

Loadlist Taxi Sheet listing for serial number: 43-34337
Mission Date Station Box Flight Position Pilot A/C Squadron Hardstand Taxi Code Serial Status
16005 Sep 1944166115Clapham, L. M.57212337-P43-34337
16206 Sep 1944166243Spare, 13337-P43-34337spare
16310 Sep 1944166233Mosher, W. V.57213337-P43-34337
16411 Sep 1944166235Walter, P. S.57213337-P43-34337
16512 Sep 1944166124Chatellier, J. L.57213337-P43-34337
16612 Sep 1944166114Chatellier, J. L.57213337-P43-34337
16714 Sep 1944166125Edwards, G. A.57213337-P43-34337
16816 Sep 1944166226Mackay, L. C.57213337-P43-34337flak
17302 Oct 1944A-73224Penneman, R. D.572337-43-34337
-17405 Oct 1944A-73126Gates, L. R.572337-P43-34337
17406 Oct 1944A-73126Gates, L. R.572337-P43-34337
17813 Oct 1944A-73121Chatellier, J. L.57266337-P43-34337
17914 Oct 1944A-73114Dickinson, R. G.572337-P43-34337
18511 Nov 1944A-73224Knight, W. C.57266337-P43-34337
18618 Nov 1944A-73213Brown, H. W.57266337-P43-34337flak
18819 Nov 1944A-73216Kunberger, J. B.572337-P43-34337
19330 Nov 1944A-73126Kunberger, J. B.57266337-P43-34337
19605 Dec 1944A-73222Kunberger, J. B.572337-P43-34337
19709 Dec 1944A-73125Kunberger, J. B.57266337-P43-34337
19911 Dec 1944A-73135Kunberger, J. B.57266337-P43-34337
20215 Dec 1944A-73242Spare, 66337-P43-34337spare
20423 Dec 1944A-73125Leavitt, V. P.572337-P43-34337flak
20524 Dec 1944A-73114Detwiler, E. F.572337-P43-34337
20625 Dec 1944A-73116Brown, H. W.57266337-P43-34337
20725 Dec 1944A-73125Young, P. R.57266337-R43-34337
20826 Dec 1944A-73123Larsen, K. W.57266337-P43-34337
20901 Jan 1945A-73134Lantz, G. R.57266337-P43-34337
-21005 Jan 1945A-73224Detwiler, E. F.57266337-P43-34337
21014 Jan 1945A-73214Bonde, P. K.572337-P43-34337
21116 Jan 1945A-73133Detwiler, E. F.57266337-P43-34337
21222 Jan 1945A-73216Brown, H. W.57266337-P43-34337
21325 Jan 1945A-73135Pancoast, R. L.572337-P43-34337
21529 Jan 1945A-73212Bonde, P. K.57266337-P43-34337
21601 Feb 1945A-73132Huskey, W. M.57266337-P43-34337
21702 Feb 1945A-73124Bonde, P. K.57266337-P43-34337
21803 Feb 1945A-73115MacFarren, D. J.57266337-P43-34337
21906 Feb 1945A-73215Harris, W. L.57266337-P43-34337
22008 Feb 1945A-73334Chapin, K. R.57266337-P43-34337
22209 Feb 1945A-73115Gates, L. R.57266337-P43-34337
22310 Feb 1945A-73123Lipschultz, J. M.57266337-P43-34337flak
22413 Feb 1945A-73136Lipschultz, J. M.57266337-P43-34337
22514 Feb 1945A-73222Gates, L. R.57266337-P43-34337
22614 Feb 1945A-73222Brown, H. W.57266337-P43-34337
22715 Feb 1945A-73223Hess, H. C.57266337-P43-34337
22918 Feb 1945A-73123Hess, H. C.57266337-P43-34337
23019 Feb 1945A-73123Hess, H. C.57266337-P43-34337
23121 Feb 1945A-73133Lipschultz, J. M.57266337-P43-34337flak
23222 Feb 1945A-73212Detwiler, E. F.57266337-P43-34337flak
23423 Feb 1945A-73225Kirkbride, C. A.57266337-P43-34337
23624 Feb 1945A-73122Coult, C. K.57266337-P43-34337
23724 Feb 1945A-73132McPherson, G. T.57266337-P43-34337lost