B-17F 42-5739

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-5739
Name: LUFKIN RUFFIAN
Manufacturer: Built by the Vega Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Corporation
Squadron: 545th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: JD*P
Squadron ID Code: 545th-JD*P
Start Date: 28 August 1943. Transferred: received from the 303rd BG.
Missions: No combat missions flown with the 384th.
End Date: 12 October 1943. Transferred: Sent to 1 BAD, Burtonwood.
Comments: Manufactured as a B-17F, it was converted into a YB-40 gunship at Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach, California.
It appears on the 545th BS aircraft inventory forms for September and October 1943.
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft
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This Aircraft Did Not Fly Any Combat Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel