B-17F 42-30040

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-30040
Name: PICCADILLY COMMANDO
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 546th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: BK*B
Squadron ID Code: 546th-BK*B
Ground Crew Chief: Hunter, Jack Walter
Start Date: 1 April 1943. Original AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 2 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 6 July 1943. Transferred: Sent to the 96th BG.
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft
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B-17F Aircraft 42-30040 Was Assigned To 3 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 2 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
122 June 1943Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Completed Mission Sortie Report
529 June 1943Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑30046.
Sortie Report
64 July 1943Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Spare, Unused