B-17G 42-107224

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-107224
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: SU*Q
Start Date: 6 June 1944. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 20 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 3 August 1944. Crashed: Crashed during a maintenance flight when fog obscured airfield.
Documents:Accident Report: 44-08-03-517
Photo Album: Photos of aircraft 42-107224

B-17G Aircraft 42-107224 Was Assigned To 25 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 20 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
1318 June 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
13210 June 1944Target: Vannes Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vannes, France
Completed Mission 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
13413 June 1944Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
13514 June 1944Target: Coulommiers Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Coulommiers, France
Completed MissionLow group.
Sortie Report
13615 June 1944Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
13818 June 1944Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Completed MissionHigh squadron lead, high group, 41st B wing.
Sortie Report
14019 June 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crépy, France
Spare, Returned As Briefed Sortie Report
13919 June 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
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
Completed MissionLow group.
Sortie Report
14422 June 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lille (Fives district), France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
14524 June 1944Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
14625 June 1944Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
14930 June 1944Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Completed MissionLow squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
1504 July 1944Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Completed MissionLow squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
1516 July 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Completed MissionWing lead.
Sortie Report
1537 July 1944Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
AbortedHigh group, 41st B wing. Turned back with instruments out.
Sortie Report
1548 July 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Completed MissionLow squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
15511 July 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Completed MissionLow group deputy.
Sortie Report
15713 July 1944Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Returned to BaseWeather aircraft.
Sortie Report
16018 July 1944Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑97521. HGrp A;
Sortie Report
16220 July 1944Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Completed MissionLow group deputy. Led the low group after lead ship was damaged and couldn't keep up. Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
16729 July 1944Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Completed MissionLanded away at Hethel, Station 114, on return due to battle damage.
Sortie Report
--3 August 1944Maintenance
(Non-Combat)
CrashedCrashed when unable to locate runway, after fog and darkness occurred, while slow-timing new engines.
Sortie Report