13-19 SEPTEMBER 2023

B-17F 42-3104

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-3104
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company, B-17F-25-DL, Camouflage
Squadron: 547th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 547th‑SO*A
Start Date: 12 July 1943. Transferred: Received from the 94th BG..
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 2 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 12 August 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Related Documents:Missing Air Crew Report # 286 (21.422 MB)
Photo Album: Aircraft 42-3104 Photo Album

B-17F Aircraft 42-3104 Was Assigned To 3 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 2 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
1229 July 1943Target: Naval Base
Type: Military
Location: Kiel, Germany
Completed MissionThis aircraft was assigned to the Goulder Crew, but was taken by the Sierens Crew to replace 42‑5849.
Sortie Report
1330 July 1943Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
1412 August 1943Target: Synthetic Fuel Hydrogenation Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Failed To ReturnDamaged by enemy aircraft; crashed near 'House Oelgarten', Hennef, Germany. MACR 286
Sortie Report