13-19 SEPTEMBER 2023

B-17F 42-5889

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-5889
Manufacturer: Built by the Vega Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Corporation, B-17F-30-VE, Camouflage
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 544th‑SU*A
Start Date: 23 June 1943. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 6 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 22 August 1943. Transferred: Sent to the 306th BG.
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17F Aircraft 42-5889 Was Assigned To 6 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 6 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
924 July 1943Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Completed Mission Sortie Report
1025 July 1943Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Completed MissionOnly aircraft/crew of the Low Squadron to return to Grafton Underwood today.
Sortie Report
1128 July 1943Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
1229 July 1943Target: Naval Base
Type: Military
Location: Kiel, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
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
1717 August 1943Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report