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)
Aircraft ID Code: 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.
Documents:Missing Air Crew Report: 5995
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17G Aircraft 42-107221 Was Assigned To 14 Missions,
Receiving 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 MissionHigh squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
12131 May 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Colmar, France
Completed MissionLead ground spare aircraft; replaced 42‑102661. Group lead.
Sortie Report
1296 June 1944Target: Highway Choke Point in City of Caen
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Completed MissionGroup lead.
Sortie Report
1318 June 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Completed MissionHigh group lead.
Sortie Report
13413 June 1944Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Completed MissionWing 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 MissionHigh group, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
14019 June 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crépy, France
Completed MissionHigh squadron lead.
Sortie Report
13919 June 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, France
Spare, Unused 
14120 June 1944Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Completed MissionLead group.
Sortie Report
14221 June 1944Target: Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Failed to ReturnHigh squadron lead, low group. 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