B-17F 42-3222

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-3222
Name: DUECES WILD
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company
Squadron: 545th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: JD*P
Start Date: 28 May 1943. Original AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 13 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 17 August 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Local Webpage:Original version of the page for this aircraft.
Photo Album: Photos of aircraft 42-3222
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B-17F Aircraft 42-3222 Was Assigned To 15 Missions,
Earning Combat Credit For 13 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
122 June 1943Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Completed Mission Sortie Report
326 June 1943Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
428 June 1943Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
529 June 1943Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
64 July 1943Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
--9 July 1943Abbeville, France, RECALLEDReturned to BaseLow Squadron lead. Mission recalled.
Sortie Report
710 July 1943Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Completed MissionLow Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
814 July 1943Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
1025 July 1943Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Completed MissionGroup Deputy Lead.
Sortie Report
--26 July 1943Hamburg, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to BaseLSqLd
Sortie Report
1128 July 1943Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
1412 August 1943Target: Synthetic Fuel Hydrogenation Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
1515 August 1943Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
1616 August 1943Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead, group deputy.
Sortie Report
1717 August 1943Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Failed to ReturnHigh Squadron lead. Shot down by enemy aircraft before target; crashed near Mannheim, Germany. MACR 292
Sortie Report