B-17G 42-31606

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-31606
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: SU*O
Start Date: 6 January 1944.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 12 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 4 March 1944. Failed to return from combat operations.
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft
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B-17G Aircraft 42-31606 Was Assigned To 15 Missions,
Earning Combat Credit For 12 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
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: Preuseville, France
Completed Mission41B Group.
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 low squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
573 February 1944Target: Submarines (under construction)
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Completed MissionLow group.
Sortie Report
584 February 1944Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Completed MissionHigh squadron deputy, high group, 41st A Combat Wing.
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
ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑31211.
Sortie Report
6211 February 1944Target: Propeller Factory (Foundry)
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Completed MissionGroup deputy.
Sortie Report
6320 February 1944Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig & Bernburg, Germany
Spare, Completed Mission41A Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
6828 February 1944Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Preuseville, France
Spare, Returned As Briefed Sortie Report
692 March 1944Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant and Machine Shop
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
703 March 1944Target: Roller-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Mission RecalledHigh squadron lead.
Sortie Report
714 March 1944Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Failed to ReturnLow squadron lead. Left formation at 1156 hrs right after bombs away going down under control, apparently in good condition and covered by friendly fighters; damaged by flak, crashed about 15 km northwest of Amiens, France. MACR 2739.
Sortie Report