B-17F 42-5797

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-5797
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Vega Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Corporation
Squadron: 546th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: BK*E
Ground Crew Chief: McIntire, Bruce D
Start Date: 7 August 1943. Transferred: received from AFSC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 2 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 16 August 1943. Failed to return from combat operations.
Documents:Missing Air Crew Report: 295
Escape & Evasion Report: 358
Escape & Evasion Report: 357
Escape & Evasion Report: 394
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17F Aircraft 42-5797 Was Assigned To 2 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 2 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
1515 August 1943Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
1616 August 1943Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Failed to ReturnShot down by enemy aircraft after target; crew bailed out, then aircraft exploded and crashed near Villiers-en-Désœuvre, west of Paris, France. MACR 295
Sortie Report