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Serial Number Criteria: 41-17790
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
41-17645 ... 41-17851 (EXACT MATCH)
Martin B-26B Marauder
Unofficially known as B-26B-1.
17645 w/o Jan 5, 1943 in crash 15 mi W of Barksdale Field, LA
17646 w/o May 11, 1943 in landing at Barksdale Field, LA
17647 damaged Sep 8, 1942 in landing at Barksdale Field, LA
17648 at Willow Run for testing Ford-built P&W engines. Charles Lindbergh was assigned as flight test engineer. 
Later assigned to Burbank, Fort Worth, Ypsilante, Romulus, Dodge and Tinker. SOC Sep 20, 1943. 
17649 w/o May 22, 1943 in landing at Barksdale Field, LA
17650 damaged Jul 6, 1943 in takeoff accident at Avon Park Bombing Range, FL
17651 (17th BG, 34th BS) in midair collision 20 mi SE of Ozark, Arkansas Aug 14, 1942.
17652 w/o Dec 2, 1943 in crash at Wilmington, NC.  Ran out of fuel and crew bailed out.
17653 w/o Apr 23, 1943 in landing at Avon Park Bombing Range, FL.  Fatal
17657 damaged Jan 16, 1943 in landing at Avon Park Bombing Range, FL
17659 damaged Jun 13, 1943 in takeoff accident at MacDill Field, FL
17660 s/o Nov 25, 1942 in crash at Ft Myers, FL due to engine failure.
17661 w/o Feb 2, 1942 in crash at Tampa Bay, FL
17662 w/o Nov 5, 1942 in takeoff accident at Myrtle Beach AAB, SC
17663 damaged Sep 8, 1944 in taxi accident at Douglas Plant, Long Beach, CA
17664 w/o May 10, 1943 in crash at West Plains, MO.  Crew bailed out.
17665 damaged Jul 26, 1943 at Dodge City AAF, KS
17667 w/o Oct 29, 1942 in landing at Ft Myers, FL
17668 w/o Oct 28, 1942 in crash at Venus, FL
17669 w/o May 25, 1943 in takeoff accident.  Ditched into Tampa Bay, FL
17670 w/o Jun 8, 1943 in forced landing at Shaw Field, SC
17671 became prototype for B-26B-20 and B-26C-20.
17672 (21st BG, 315th BS) in takeoff accident at Raleigh, North Carolina Aug 9, 1942.  Crew killed.
17673 crashed Nov 1, 1942 on return from training flight at MacDill Field, FL
17674 (21st BG, 215th BS) in forced landing 2 mi S of Gibson, Florida Aug 20, 1942 due to engine failure.
17675 w/o Nov 16, 1942 in forced landing at Myrtle Beach, SC
17676 w/o Mar 1, 1943 in fatal crash at Avon Park Bombing Range, FL
17677 w/o Sep 17, 1943 in forced landing at MacDill Field, FL
17679 (320th BG, 442nd BS) in takeoff accident at Drane Field, Florida Aug 10, 1942
17680 (21st Bg, 388th BS0 in landing accident at MacDill Field, Florida Jul 2, 1942
17682 w/o Sep 27, 1942 in crash at Clearwater, FL
17683 damged Sep 4, 1942 in ground accident at MacDill Field, FL.  Jumped chocks.
17684 (452nd BS) in landing accident at Pinella County Airport, Florida Aug 26, 1942.
17685 w/o Jun 1, 1943 in landing at Avon Park, FL
17686 damaged Sep 16, 1942 in taxi accident at MacDill Field, FL
17687 w/o Jan 1, 1943 in fatal crash 20 mi E of West Palm Beach, FL
17688 w/o Feb 8, 1943 in taxi accident at MacDill Field, FL
17694 w/o Jun 2, 1943 in takeoff acccident at Avon Park Bombing Range, FL
17695 w/o Jun 1, 1943 in landing at Avon Park, FL
17696 w/o Nov 13, 1942 in crash 3 mi SW of New Bern, NC.  Ran out of fuel
17698 w/o Feb 3, 1943 in landing at Barksdale Field, LA
17700 (443rd BS) crashed at sea 9 mi W of Egmont Key, Florida Aug 5, 1942.  Crew killed.
17701 w/o Oct 4, 1942, Florida
17702 w/o Nov 15, 1942 in crash 7 mi SE of Columbia AAB, SC
17703 w/o May 15, 1944 in ground accident at Scott Field, IL
17704 w/o Nov 26, 1942 in crash 25 mi N of Pensacola, FL
17706 w/o Sep 21, 1942 in forrced landing at Henderson Field, FL
17708 (556th BS, 387th BG) in ground collision Mar 11, 1943.
5 killed.  Another reference has this plane as
having its tail fall off during pull out.
17709 (310th BS) crashed into Tampa Bay Jul 21, 1942.  Crew killed.
17710 damaged Mar 9, 1943 Lake Charles AAB, LA
17711 w/o Nov 18, 1943 in landing at MacDill Field, FL
17713 w/o Jul 31, 1943 Dodge City AAF, KS
17715 w/o Mar 2, 1943 in fatal takeoff accident at Avon Park Bombing Range, FL
17716 w/o Jul 26, 1943 in takeoff accident at Barksdale Field, LA
17717 w/o Jan 13, 1943 Myrtle Beach, SC
17718 w/o Nov 19, 1942 landing at Drane Field, Lakeland, FL
17719 w/o Sep 28, 1942 in crash 6 mi NE of Plant City, FL (structural failure)
17720 w/o Nov 26, 1942 in crash Ft Myers, FL
17721 w/o Sep 5, 1942 when stalled and crashed 5 mi NE of St Petersburg, FL
17722 w/o Nov 24, 1942 in landing at Big Springs, Texas
17723 w/o May 27, 1943 in takeoff accident and cras 1 mi SE of Selman Field, LA
17724 (320th BG, 444th BS, "Rabbit/Red Hot") in takeoff crash Jun 15, 1943
17725 w/o Oct 26, 1942 in takeoff accident at Drane Field, Lakeland, FL
17728 w/o Oct 18, 1942 in forced landing at Barksdale Field, LA
17729 (17th BG, 95th BS) in forced landing 15 mi SW of Barksdale Field, Louisiana Aug 8, 1942.
17730 w/o Sep 16, 1942 in ground accident at Barksdale Field, LA
17732 damaged Sep 2, 1942 in taxi accident at Barksdale Field, LA
w/o Jun 20 1943 Keithville, LA
17735 (319th BG, 440th BS) crashed near Independence, LA after engine failure Aug 31, 1942
17736 (319th BG, 439th BS) collided in midair with 41-17739 Aug 21, 1942, Harding Field, Lousiana.  All crew killed
17738 (319th BG, 439th BS) in takeoff accident from Columbia AAB, South Carolina Jul 26, 1942 due to engine failure.
17739 (319th BG, 439th BS) collided in midair with 41-17736 Aug 21, 1942, Harding Field, Louisiana.  All crew killed.
17740 (17th BG, 34th BS) in takeoff accident due to engine fire at Barksdale Field, Louisiana Aug 5, 1942.
17742 (319th BG, 437th BS) in takeoff accident at Harding Field, Louisiana Aug 24, 1942.
17743 w/o Dec 24, 1942 in fatal landing accident at Avon Park Bombing Range, FL
17746 (320th BG, 442nd BS) crashed Jul 3, 1943.
17747 (17th BG, 37th BS) hit by AA and belly landed at Telergma Mar 23, 1943
17748 (319th BG, 437th BS) crashed due to icing Dec 12, 1942
17749 (319th BG, 437th BS) stranded on Northern route.
17751 (319th BG) flew into high ground at Hunnington Nov 12, 1942
17752 (319th BG, 438th BS) landing gear collapsed at BW-1 Sep 28, 1942
17753 to French AF in North Africa Feb 1944
17755 (319th BG, 437th BS) damaged by AAA and salvaged Dec 18, 1942
17757 (17th BG, 34th BS, "Ole 757") hit by bomb from another B-26 and
exploded Jul 17, 1943 near Naples, Italy.  5 KIA, 1 POW.  MACR 246
17758 to French AF in North Africa Feb 1944
17759 (319th BG, 437th BS) shot down over Bay of Tunisia Dec 15, 1942.  Plane recently
discovered during a routine dredging operation and remains
and personal effects recovered.
17760 (319th BG, 439th BS) lost between Greenland and Labrador Dec 8, 1942
17763 (320th BG, 443rd BS, "Bad Penny") shot down by Bf 109G-6 of
JG 53/II and crashed into Tyrrenian Sea off Lipari, Italy Jul 24, 1943. MACR 343.
6 KIA
17766 (319th BG, 439th BS) exploded in midair Dec 18, 1942
17767 (319th BG, 437th BS) lost out of Bear Field Sep 26, 1942
17768 (320th BG) caught fire and crashed into sea near St Vith May 9, 1943
17771 (319th BG, 438th BS) crashed by P-38 at Telergma Jan 6, 1943
17772 (319th BG, 440th BS) lost on route Sep 20, 1942
17774 (319th BG, 439th BS) MIA over France Nov 12, 1942
17775 w/o Jun 8, 1943 in ground fire in Greenland
17776 (320th BG, 441st BS, "Most Likely") crashlanded Apr 23, 1943
17777 (319th BG, 439th BS) MIA over France Nov 12, 1942
17778 w/o Sep 18, 1942 in takeoff accident at Drane Field, Lakeland, FL
17780 w/o Dec 8, 1942, missing over Atlantic Ocean
17781 w/o Jun 5, 1943 in fatal crash 3 mi sa of Jersey, GA
17782 w/o Dec 19, 1942 in forced landing near Chatham, ME.  Ran out of fuel.
17783 w/o Nov 16, 1942 in taxi accident at Daniel Field, GA
17784 (17th BG, 95th BS) crashed at Algiers, Algeria Dec 19, 1942 while
enroute from USA.  All 7 on board killed.
17786 (319th BG, 438th BS) spun in near BW-1 and damaged Oct 6, 1942
17789 crashed into Tampa Bay moments after takeoff Sep 8, 1942.
17790 (319th BG, 437th BS) captured by Germans Oct 3, 1942 at Noord Beveland, Netherlands
after crashlanding on beach.
17791 (320th BG, 444th BS) missing at sea in S Atlantic Ocean Dec 18, 1942.
17792 (320th BG, 444th BS, "Nana") crashed on takeoff at Massicault,
Tunisia Jul 8, 1943.
17793 (319th BG, 438th BS) shot down by AAA over El Aouina Feb 13, 1943
17795 (319th BG, 438th BS) crashlanded at Telergma Feb 3, 1943 and salvaged.
17798 w/o Jun 27, 1944 in ground accident at Benina, Libya
17802 (319th BG, 438th BS) crashlanded at Bone, Algeria and salvaged 
17803 (319th BG, 438th BS) shot down by AAA over Sousse Dec 18, 1942
17804 w/o Mar 9 1944 in takeoff accident at Telergma, Algeria
17805 w/o Feb 23, 1943 in fatal csh off Venice, FL
17806 (319th BG, 438th BS) crashed at Middle-Wallop Nov 5, 1942
17807 w/o Mar 27, 1943 in fatal crash 10 mi NW of Barksdale Field, LA
17811 w/o Mar 14, 1944 Algeria
17812 w/o Nov 19, 1943 in landing at Telergma, Algeria
17813 w/o Oct 3, 1942 in fatal crash 6 mi w of Akron, Ohio
17814 (319th BG, 438th BS) shot down during sea sweep Jan 29, 1943
17815 (319th BG, 438th BS) shot down by AAA over Bizerte Dec 4, 1942
17817 w/o Oct 20, 1942 in taxi accident at Baer Field, IN
17820 (319th BG) overshot landing at Warmwell Nov 12, 1942.
17822 (319th BG, 438th BS) damaged by fighters and crashlanded at sea Jan 23, 1943
17823 to French AF in North Africa Feb 1944
17826 (17th BG, 34th BS, "Speed Widget") hit by AAA and ditched 40 mi SW of Naples, Italy Jul 17, 1943. 
6 rescued and made POW. MACR 245.   
17827 w/o Oct 13, 1942 in ground accident at Presque Isle AAF, ME
17829 (17th BG, 432nd BS, "Arleen") declared war weary Oct 20, 1943.
Transferred to French AF in North Africa Oct 1943. Caught fire in a hangar at its revision.
17830 (319th BG, 437th BS) lost in crash landing at Beals Dec 12, 1943
17832 (319th BG, 437th BS) crashlanding at BW-1, Greenland
17833 w/o Dec 6, 1942, missing over Atlantic Ocean
17834 damaged Apr 3, 1944 by engine failure, Dodge City AAF, KS
17835 w/o Apr 24, 1943 engine failure 2 mi Ne of Avon Park Bombing Range, FL
17836 (320th BG, 442nd BS) crashed int omountain SE of Birmingham, Alabama Sep 16, 1942.
17837 (320th BG) salvaged Mar 6, 1943.
17839 (17th BG, 95th BS) in midair collision with B-26 41-17850 over Decimomannu, Sardinia  
Feb 17, 1943.  Belly-landed near Nuraminis.  Crew POW.
17840 (17th BG, 432nd BS) shot down by Bf 109 Mar 12, 1943.
17843 (17th BG, 95th BS) crashed into ocean during takeoff from Accra, Gold
Coast Nov 25, 1942 while enroute from USA.  All 7 onboard killed.
17844 to French AF in North Africa Feb 1944
17845 (320th BG, 444th BS) salvaged Mar 6, 1943.
17846 (17th BG, 432nd BS) crashed Nov 20, 1942 in USA.  All 7 onboard killed.
17848 (320th BG, 441st BS) burned out May 23, 1943.
17850 (17th BG, 432nd BS) collided in midair with B-26B 41-17839 over Decimomannu Airfield, Sardinia Feb 17, 1943.
Made wheels-up belly landiin near Nuraminis, Sardinia.  All 6 crew became POW.
17851 (320th BG, 443rd BS) crashlanded due to mechanical failure
at Bone, Algeria Jun 1, 1943.  Transferred to French AF in North Africa Oct 1943.

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