B-17F 42-3041

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-3041
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company, B-17F-20-DL, Camouflage
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 544th‑SU*H
Start Date: 22 August 1943. Transferred: Received from the 306th BG..
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 1 combat mission with the 384th.
End Date: 6 September 1943. Failed to return from combat operations: Believed to have been forced down due to fuel exhaustion east of Metz, France.
Related Documents:Missing Air Crew Report # 773 (14.589 MB)
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17F Aircraft 42-3041 Was Assigned To 3 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 1 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--30 August 1943Achiet-le-Grand, France, RECALLEDScrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑5720.
Sortie Report
203 September 1943Target: Air Park and Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Aborted Mission After Taking Off. Sortie Report
216 September 1943Type: Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Failed To ReturnOut of fuel; crashed near Metz, France.
Sortie Report