B-17F 42-29870

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-29870
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company, B-17F-75-BO, Camouflage
Squadron: 545th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 545th‑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.
Related Documents:Missing Air Crew Report # 1038 (7.556 MB)
Photo Album: Aircraft 42-29870 Photo Album

B-17F Aircraft 42-29870 Was Assigned To 2 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 1 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--13 October 1943Emden, Germany, RECALLEDMission RecalledLSqLd
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