13-19 SEPTEMBER 2023

B-17G 42-37828

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-37828
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Douglas Aircraft Company, B-17G-15-DL, Camouflage
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 544th‑SU*C
Start Date: 18 October 1943. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 4 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 3 January 1944. Salvaged.
Related Documents:Accident Report # 43-11-29-508 (1.655 MB)
Photo Album: Aircraft 42-37828 Photo Album

B-17G Aircraft 42-37828 Was Assigned To 8 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 4 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--30 October 1943Gelsenkirchen, Germany, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
343 November 1943Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Wilhelmshafen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
--11 November 1943Wesel, Germany, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
--13 November 1943Bremen, Germany, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
3616 November 1943Target: Knaben II Molybdenum Mine
Type: Industry
Location: Knaben, Norway
Completed MissionLanded away at RAF Lissett, Yorkshire.
Sortie Report
3726 November 1943Target: City Center
Type: Non-Military
Location: Bremen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
--29 November 1943Non-Flying
Crashed In Allied TerritoryAircraft had returned from a combat mission, and had run off the perimeter track. Ground personnel were attending to it while waiting for the proper equipment to arrive. After dark, a truck ran into tail assembly of plane.
Sortie Report
3829 November 1943Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report