B-17F 42-30031

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-30031
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company, B-17F-80-BO, Camouflage
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 544th‑SU*D
Start Date: 1 April 1943. Original AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 1 combat mission with the 384th.
End Date: 26 June 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Related Documents:Post Loss Document File #2 (0.820 MB)
Photo Album: Aircraft 42-30031 Photo Album

B-17F Aircraft 42-30031 Was Assigned To 3 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 1 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--23 June 1943Bernay-Saint-Martin, France, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
225 June 1943Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Aborted Mission After Taking Off.Returned to base due to weather conditions; pilot was unable to maintain contact with the formation.
Sortie Report
326 June 1943Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Failed To ReturnAttacked by enemy aircraft; last seen with three engines smoking, diving at a 45° angle; five chutes reported. Crashed in Bernouville, France (6km west of Gisors). No MACR.
Sortie Report