B-17F 41-24529

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 41-24529
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 546th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: BK*E
Ground Crew Chief: Jacobs, Gilbert O
Start Date: 22 September 1943. Transferred: received from the 305th BG.
Missions: No combat missions flown with the 384th.
End Date: 9 October 1943. Salvaged: Crashed on landing after maintenance flight.
Documents:Accident Report: 43-10-09-503
Local Webpage:Original version of the page for this aircraft.
Photo Album: Photos of aircraft 41-24529

B-17F Aircraft 41-24529 Was Assigned To 2 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 0 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
309 October 1943Target: Aircraft Factories
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Anklam, Germany
AbortedGround spare aircraft; replaced 42‑3216. Subsequently aborted, unable to locate formation after late takeoff.
Sortie Report
--9 October 1943Maintenance
(Non-Combat)
CrashedBerbrich took off at 1516 hrs for the purpose of slow-timing two engines (note that pilot Willing aborted this aircraft from the morning combat mission, landing at 1012 hrs). After flying for one-and-one-half hours, a fuel problem developed, so he attempted to land at 1640 hrs, running off the end of the runway and seriously damaging the aircraft.
Sortie Report