B-17G 42-107221

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-107221
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: SU*J
Squadron ID Code: 544th-SU*J
Start Date: 5 February 1944. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 13 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 21 June 1944. FLNT: Force-landed in Bultofta Airfield, Sweden, due to battle damage.
Related Documents:Missing Air Crew Report # 5995 (12.546 MB)
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft
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B-17G Aircraft 42-107221 Was Assigned To 14 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 13 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
10815 May 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
11424 May 1944Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Completed MissionLead Group.
Sortie Report
11627 May 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Completed MissionLow Group Lead.
Sortie Report
11929 May 1944Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Completed MissionLead Group, High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
12131 May 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Colmar, France
Completed MissionGroup Lead. Lead Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑102661.
Sortie Report
1296 June 1944Target: Highway Choke Point in City of Caen
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Completed MissionLead Squadron, Group lead.
Sortie Report
1318 June 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (41C) & Loire River Railroad Bridge (41D)
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Completed Mission41C Wing, High Group Lead.
Sortie Report
13413 June 1944Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Completed MissionLead Group, Wing Deputy.
Sortie Report
13716 June 1944Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Completed MissionHigh Group Deputy. Jettisoned bombs after target.
Sortie Report
13818 June 1944Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Completed Mission41A Group.
Sortie Report
14019 June 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Completed Mission41B Group, High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
13919 June 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Spare, Unused 
14120 June 1944Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Completed MissionLead Group.
Sortie Report
14221 June 1944Target: Friedrichstrasse Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Failed to ReturnLow Group, High Squadron Lead. At 0926 hrs near Schwerin, Germany, this aircraft was observed leaving formation for unknown reason; set course for Sweden; crash-landed at Bulltofta Airfield, Malmö, Sweden.
Sortie Report