Planes of the 489th
Here's a partial list compiled by Steve Pace of some of the B-25s from the 489th bombardment squadron. Planes that my father, Quentin Kaiser, flew combat missions in are highlighted in red with the number of missions flown in parentheses. Quentin Kaiser flew a total of 65 missions.

ATHENA 489BS/340BG 9M
AVAILABLE JONES 489BS/340BG
BET-A-MILLION 489BS/340BG
BLACK JACK II B-25J
DAISY-C B-25J 489BS/340BG
DOROTHY ANNE aka DYERíS DELIGHT 489BS/340BG
DREAMY TIME GAL 489BS/340BG
EAGER BABY 489BS/340BG
EL DIABLO 489BS/340BG
FLOOGIE JUNIOR B-25C 489BS/340BG
HAULINí ASS 489BS/340BG
LITTLE JO 489BS/340BG
LITTLE STARDUST (9D) 489BS/340BG
MISS MARILYNN 489BS/340BG
OLD MAG DROP 489BS/340BG
OH! MOMMY! B-25C 489BS/340BG 41-13290
SLOWTIME 489BS/340BG
TALKING FOR JO 489BS/340BG
TARBOX 489BS/340BG
WHO DAT? 489BS/340BG

9 A - ? B-25J 43-35964 (3)
9 B - ? B-25J 43-28071 (1)
9 B - LEGAL EAGLE aka SUPERDURCHSCHNITTSGESCHWIDIDIGKEITER (or SPEEDY) B-25J 43-35984 (2)
9 C - ELLEN E. & SON B-25D 43-3634 Being restored at the Yankee Air Museum in MI.
9 C - RUTHIE B-25J 43-27653 (2)
9 D - BRIEFING TIME B-25J 43-27638 (2)
9 E - ? B-25J 43-27746
9 F - LADY BARBARA
9 F - STELLA B-25J 43-4058 (15)
9 G - BUBBIES B-25J 43-4062 (4)
9 H - BLACK JACK B-25J 705 (1)
9 J - THATíS ALL BROTHER B-25J 016 (3)

9 K - DROOPY DOORS
9 L - MISS VIRGINIA aka OLD MAGNET PANTS
9 L - PROP-WASH B-25J 43-27517 (1)
9 M - DAMMIT! B-25J
9 M - ATHENA, DAISY(?) B-25J 43-27655 (3)
9 N - FLAK FODDER II B-25J
9 P - OOOH BROTHER! B-25J 43-4046 (1)
9 P - BLACK HAWK B-25J 43-27489 (2)
9 Q - SOLID JACKSON
9 Q - LADY ELAINE (?) B-25J 43-27752 (1)
9 R - SNOT NOSE B-25J 436 (1)
9 S - KNOCKOUT B-25J 43-4080 (3)
9 T - MISSION COMPLETED B-25J 045 (2)
9 T - ? B-25J 43-27481 (1) 321st BG. Possibly same plane but transferred in or out of 340th.
9 U - C-RATION (4F) B-25J 855 (2)
9 V - ? B-25J 43-27717
9 V - MISS REBEL B-25J 43-4016 (3)
9W - MORNING MISSION B-25J 43-27659(3)
9 X - QUEEN MARY B-25J 43-4000 (2)
9 Y - LADY LUCK B-25J 43-27544 (5)
9 Z - COMINí OVER HUN B-25J 43-27667 (1)
9 Z - LITTLE WILLIE

9 8 - ? B-25C (2) Old warbird used for non-combat flights.
9 9 - ? B-25D 43-3638 (7) Old warbird used for non-combat flights.

Thanks to Steve Pace for compiling the original list and to Bob Haney and Quentin Kaiser for updating it with some serial numbers.


65 total missions for Q. Kaiser.


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