B-17F 42-3037

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-3037
Name: WINDY CITY AVENGER
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: SU*Z
Squadron ID Code: 544th-SU*Z
Start Date: 20 September 1943. Transferred: received from the 305th BG.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 3 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 14 October 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Photo Album: Aircraft 42-3037 Photo Album
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B-17F Aircraft 42-3037 Was Assigned To 4 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 3 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
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 Mission Sortie Report
--13 October 1943Emden, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
3214 October 1943Target: Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
CrashedCrew bailed out over near Deenethorpe on return; the aircraft crash-landed near Corby, UK.
Sortie Report