B-17G 42-102448

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-102448
Name: MEXICAN HAY RIDE
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 545th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: JD*P
Start Date: 15 April 1944. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 4 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 29 April 1944. Failed to return from combat operations.
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft
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B-17G Aircraft 42-102448 Was Assigned To 5 Missions,
Earning Combat Credit For 4 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
9322 April 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
9424 April 1944Target: Dornier-Werke GMBH Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
9627 April 1944Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Spare, Returned As Briefed Sortie Report
9727 April 1944Target: Toul/Croix de Metz Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
9829 April 1944Target: Industrial District
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Failed to ReturnAfter bombs away, was attacked by an Me-109, which made one pass from the tail; the left wing caught fire and the pilot dived into the clouds; more fighters attacked; aircraft crashed near Brandenburg, Germany. MACR 4242
Sortie Report