B-17G 42-97233

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-97233
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company, B-17G-45-BO, Natural Metal Finish
Squadron: 545th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 545th‑JD*K
Start Date: 9 April 1944. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 1 combat mission with the 384th.
End Date: 13 April 1944. Failed to return from combat operations.
Related Documents:Missing Air Crew Report # 3874 (16.900 MB)
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17G Aircraft 42-97233 Was Assigned To 2 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning Combat Credit For 1 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
--12 April 1944Schweinfurt, Germany, RECALLEDMission Recalled Sortie Report
8913 April 1944Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Failed To ReturnShot down during fighter attacks which lasted from 1354 to 1357 hrs; crashed near Vielbrunn, Germany (27 km south of Aschaffenburg). MACR 3874
Sortie Report