B-17F 42-30005

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-30005
Name: SALVAGE QUEEN
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company, B-17F-80-BO, Camouflage
Squadron: 546th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 546th-BK*A
Ground Crew Chief: Schuyler, Charles R
Start Date: 1 April 1943. Original AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 8 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 27 November 1943. Salvaged.
Photo Album: Aircraft 42-30005 Photo Album
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B-17F Aircraft 42-30005 Was Assigned To 15 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 8 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
122 June 1943Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft and Crew. Replaced Witt. Landed first with wounded aboard.
Sortie Report
--30 August 1943Achiet-le-Grand, France, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
1931 August 1943Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
227 September 1943Target: Bruxelles-Evere Airfield/Repair Depot
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑30043.
Sortie Report
239 September 1943Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Lille-Vendeville, France
Completed MissionHigh Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
2416 September 1943Target: Blockade Runner Ship (in Loire River)
Type: Transportation
Location: Nantes, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
--21 September 1943Riems, France, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
2523 September 1943Target: Submarine Repair Ship
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Nantes, France
ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑30196.
Sortie Report
--26 September 1943Nantes, France, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
2627 September 1943Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 41-24560.
Sortie Report
272 October 1943Target: Port Facilities
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
309 October 1943Target: Aircraft Factories
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Anklam, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
3110 October 1943Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Münster, Germany
Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑30196.
Sortie Report
3320 October 1943Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Düren, Germany
Aborted Sortie Report
--13 November 1943Bremen, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to BaseSalvaged 11/27/43 after overshooting runway.
Sortie Report