B-17F 42-29557

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-29557
Name: YANKEE GAL
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 547th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: SO*S
Start Date: 20 September 1943. Transferred: received from the 305th BG.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 3 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 29 October 1943. Salvaged: Damaged in crash landing at RAF Desford, 1943-10-10.
Local Webpage:Original version of the page for this aircraft.
Photo Album: Photos of aircraft 42-29557

B-17F Aircraft 42-29557 Was Assigned To 5 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 3 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--26 September 1943Nantes, France, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
272 October 1943Target: Port Facilities
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
284 October 1943Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Spare, Unused 
298 October 1943Target: Workshops
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
3110 October 1943Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Münster, Germany
Completed MissionCrash-landed at Desford; hit hangar; plane scrapped.
Sortie Report