B-17G 42-107064

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-107064
Name: MISS FITT
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company
Squadron: 547th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: SO*S
Start Date: 30 April 1944. Transferred: received from the 398th BG.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 28 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 16 July 1944. Failed to return from combat operations.
Documents:Missing Air Crew Report: 7553
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17G Aircraft 42-107064 Was Assigned To 33 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 28 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--10 May 1944Ehrang, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
10713 May 1944Target: Aircraft Assembly Components Factory.
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Poznań, Poland
Completed Mission Sortie Report
10919 May 1944Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Completed MissionLow group.
Sortie Report
11424 May 1944Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Completed MissionLow group.
Sortie Report
11627 May 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Completed MissionLead group.
Sortie Report
11828 May 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑3441.
Sortie Report
12030 May 1944Target: Airfield: Hangars and Repair Sheds
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
AbortedTurned back at 0942 hrs because of a leak in the glycol system behind #2 engine, which pilot thought was an excessive gas leak.
Sortie Report
1222 June 1944Target: Gun Battery, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (5 miles S of Boulogne), France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
1243 June 1944Target: Coastal Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Le Touquet, France
Spare, Returned As Briefed Sortie Report
1254 June 1944Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Spare, Completed MissionLow group flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
1265 June 1944Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Completed MissionLead group.
Sortie Report
1286 June 1944Target: Two Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Completed MissionK squadron.
Sortie Report
1307 June 1944Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Caen, France
Spare, Completed MissionFlying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
1318 June 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
13210 June 1944Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes, France
Spare, Completed MissionFlying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
13312 June 1944Target: Railroad Bridge 48°32'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
13615 June 1944Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
13716 June 1944Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
13818 June 1944Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Completed MissionHigh group, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
14019 June 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
13919 June 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crépy, France
Completed MissionHigh squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
14120 June 1944Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Completed MissionLow group.
Sortie Report
14221 June 1944Target: Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Completed MissionGround spare aircraft; replaced 44‑6080. Lead group.
Sortie Report
14524 June 1944Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Completed MissionLow squadron lead, high group, 41st B wing.
Sortie Report
14625 June 1944Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Completed MissionGround spare aircraft; replaced 42‑97449.
Sortie Report
14930 June 1944Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Completed MissionLow squadron deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
1504 July 1944Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
1516 July 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Completed MissionHigh group.
Sortie Report
1537 July 1944Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
ScrubbedHigh group, 41st A wing. Replaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑107121.
Sortie Report
1548 July 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Completed MissionLead group.
Sortie Report
15511 July 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
15612 July 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
15816 July 1944Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Failed to ReturnDisabled by flak, aircraft exploded in mid-air and crashed southwest of Munich, Germany (German Report KU 2496 is unclear on exact location). MACR 7553
Sortie Report