B-17G 42-39796

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-39796
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Vega Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Corporation, B-17G-1-VE, Camouflage
Squadron: 546th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 546th-SO*V
Start Date: 2 November 1943. Transferred: Received from 1 BAD Burtonwood..
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 3 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 1 December 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Related Documents:No Missing Air Crew Report
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft
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B-17G Aircraft 42-39796 Was Assigned To 7 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 3 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--11 November 1943Wesel, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
--13 November 1943Bremen, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
3616 November 1943Target: Knaben II Molybdenum Mine
Type: Industry
Location: Knaben, Norway
Completed Mission Sortie Report
3726 November 1943Target: City Center
Type: Non-Military
Location: Bremen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
3829 November 1943Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
AbortedTurned back; oxygen system problems.
Sortie Report
--30 November 1943Solingen, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
391 December 1943Target: Non-Ferrous Metals Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Solingen, Germany
Failed to Return:
Ditched
Ditched off Portsmouth, entire crew rescued; no MACR.
Sortie Report