B-17F 42-29700

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-29700
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company, B-17F-65-BO, Camouflage
Squadron: 545th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 545th‑JD*E
Start Date: 12 July 1943. Transferred: Received from the 94th BG..
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 1 combat mission with the 384th.
End Date: 29 July 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Related Documents:Post Loss Document File #12
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17F Aircraft 42-29700 Was Assigned To 3 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 1 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--26 July 1943Hamburg, Germany, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
1128 July 1943Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Aborted Mission After Taking Off.Turned back with #2 engine supercharger trouble.
Sortie Report
1229 July 1943Target: Naval Base
Type: Military
Location: Kiel, Germany
Failed To ReturnShot down by enemy aircraft after attacking target of opportunity (TOO) with the group. No MACR.
Sortie Report