13-19 SEPTEMBER 2023

B-17F 42-29814

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-29814
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company, B-17F-70-BO, Camouflage
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 544th‑SU*D
Start Date: 26 July 1943. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 10 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 9 October 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Related Documents:Missing Air Crew Report # 872 (8.137 MB)
Photo Album: Aircraft 42-29814 Photo Album

B-17F Aircraft 42-29814 Was Assigned To 16 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 10 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
1515 August 1943Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
1616 August 1943Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Completed MissionRadio Operator KIA.
Sortie Report
--19 August 1943Gilze-Rijn, Holland, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
--24 August 1943Diversion
Returned To Base Sortie Report
--30 August 1943Achiet-le-Grand, France, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
1931 August 1943Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
--2 September 1943Vannes, France, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
216 September 1943Type: Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Completed MissionLanded away at Deanland, East Sussex, due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
--21 September 1943Riems, France, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
2523 September 1943Target: Submarine Repair Ship
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Nantes, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
--26 September 1943Nantes, France, RECALLEDMission RecalledCarpenter (CP)
Sortie Report
2627 September 1943Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Completed Mission 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
Completed MissionLanded away at Wattisham, AAF Station 377, due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
298 October 1943Target: Workshops
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
309 October 1943Target: Aircraft Factories
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Anklam, Germany
Failed To Return: DitchedDamaged by enemy aircraft; ditched at 1341 hrs 50 mi. west of Danish coast, North Sea; MACR 872.
Sortie Report