B-17F 41-24507

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 41-24507
Name: YANKEE RAIDER
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 546th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: BK*B
Ground Crew Chief: Kishel, Stanley J
Start Date: 22 August 1943. Transferred: received from the 306th BG.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 2 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 6 September 1943. Failed to return from combat operations: Damaged by enemy action after bombs-away; crashed just east of Étrépagny, France.
Documents:Missing Air Crew Report: 772
Escape & Evasion Report: 339
Escape & Evasion Report: 391
Escape & Evasion Report: 299
Photo Album: Photos of aircraft 41-24507

B-17F Aircraft 41-24507 Was Assigned To 4 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 2 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
1827 August 1943Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Watten, France
Completed MissionLow squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
--30 August 1943Achiet-le-Grand, France, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
1931 August 1943Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
AbortedTurned back with #1 engine very rough and #3 engine oil pressure dropped 40 lbs.
Sortie Report
216 September 1943Type: Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Failed to ReturnTwo bomb runs due to overcast at target; enemy aircraft and flak knocked out two engines; insufficient fuel to reach England, crashed near Étrépagny, France; MACR 772.
Sortie Report