B-17F 42-5720

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-5720
Name: SLIGHTLY DANGEROUS
Manufacturer: Built by the Vega Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Corporation
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: SU*A
Start Date: 22 August 1943. Transferred: received from the 306th BG.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 2 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 6 September 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Documents:Missing Air Crew Report: 776
Escape & Evasion Report: 411
Escape & Evasion Report: 251
Escape & Evasion Report: 631
Escape & Evasion Report: 183
Escape & Evasion Report: 141
Escape & Evasion Report: 141
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17F Aircraft 42-5720 Was Assigned To 5 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 2 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--30 August 1943Achiet-le-Grand, France, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
1931 August 1943Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Aborted Sortie Report
--2 September 1943Vannes, France, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
203 September 1943Target: Air Park and Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
216 September 1943Type: Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Failed to ReturnDamaged by enemy aircraft; insufficient fuel to return to England; made a forced landing in field near Beauvais, France; MACR 776.
Sortie Report