B-17F 42-3087

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-3087
Name: CLEAN CUT
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company
Squadron: 547th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: SO*O/A
Start Date: 4 September 1943. Transferred: received from the 306th BG.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 21 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 22 February 1944. Failed to return from combat operations.
Documents:Missing Air Crew Report: 2466
Local Webpage:Original version of the page for the Kew Crew.
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17F Aircraft 42-3087 Was Assigned To 24 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 21 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
2627 September 1943Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Completed MissionLanded away at Snetterton Heath Airfield, Station 138, due to shortage of fuel.
Sortie Report
284 October 1943Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
AbortedTurned back, #2 engine supercharger pressure low and #3 engine oil pressure low.
Sortie Report
4213 December 1943Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Completed MissionLead group.
Sortie Report
4522 December 1943Target: Steel Shops/Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
4624 December 1943Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Croisette, France
Spare, Returned As Briefed Sortie Report
4730 December 1943Target: I. G. Farben Industrie, Chemical/Synthetic Rubber Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
4831 December 1943Target: Blockade Runner 'Orsone' (name of ship)
Type: Transportation
Location: [Mouth of River Garonne], France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
494 January 1944Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
505 January 1944Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
517 January 1944Target: Powerhouse
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
5211 January 1944Target: Ju-88 Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
5314 January 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Le Meillard, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
5421 January 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Pommereval, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
--24 January 1944Frankfurt am Main, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to BaseGrp Y
Sortie Report
5529 January 1944Target: Aircraft Parts Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Completed MissionLow group.
Sortie Report
5630 January 1944Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Completed MissionLead group.
Sortie Report
573 February 1944Target: Submarines (under construction)
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Completed MissionLow group. After losing the formation in clouds, continued mission with the 303rd BG.
Sortie Report
584 February 1944Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
AbortedHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing. Turned back at 1108 hrs over The Netherlands "because #2 supercharger surged and ran away ... was uncontrollable."
Sortie Report
606 February 1944Target: Nancy/Essey Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
618 February 1944Target: Piston Ring Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
6211 February 1944Target: Propeller Factory (Foundry)
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
6320 February 1944Target: Junkers Aircraft Plant & Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Bernburg, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
6421 February 1944Target: Fighter Field & Aircraft Storage Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Werl, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
6522 February 1944Target: Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Aschersleben, Germany
Failed to ReturnShot down in vigorous attacks by 10-15 Me-109s or a heavy flak barrage between 1230 and 1300 hrs near Münster, Germany; crashed near Wesel, Germany. MACR 2466
Sortie Report