B-17G 42-37725

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-37725
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company
Squadron: 546th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: BK*G
Ground Crew Chief: Schuyler, Charles R
Start Date: 19 December 1943. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 2 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 31 December 1943. Crashed.
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17G Aircraft 42-37725 Was Assigned To 2 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 2 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
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
CrashedDitched. Eight crewmen bailed out in vicinity of Ossham, Sussex, landing safely, although minor injuries typical of a parachute descent were undoubtedly sustained. Pilot ditched aircraft in the English Channel, about 17 miles off of Eastbourne, East Sussex and was rescued.
Sortie Report