B-17F 42-29870

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-29870
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 545th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: JD*U
Start Date: 29 September 1943. Transferred: received from the 305th BG.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 1 combat mission with the 384th.
End Date: 14 October 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Photo Album: Photos of aircraft 42-29870

B-17F Aircraft 42-29870 Was Assigned To 2 Missions,
Earning Combat Credit For 1 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--13 October 1943Emden, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to BaseLSqLd
Sortie Report
3214 October 1943Target: Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Failed to ReturnCrashed near Bad Brückenau, Germany; MACR 1038.
Sortie Report