B-17G 42-97557

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 42-97557
Name: MERCY'S MADHOUSE
Manufacturer: Built by the Vega Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Corporation
Squadron: 544th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: SU*X
Start Date: 4 August 1944. Transferred: received from the 305th BG.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 3 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 15 August 1944. Transferred: Sent to the 303rd BG.
Photo Album: Photos of aircraft 42-97557
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B-17G Aircraft 42-97557 Was Assigned To 3 Missions,
Earning Combat Credit For 3 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
1769 August 1944Target: Erding Airdrome & Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Erding, Germany
Completed MissionWing deputy. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
17711 August 1944Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
Completed MissionWing lead. PFF ship provided by the 303rd BG, Molesworth, AAF Station 107.
Sortie Report
18014 August 1944Target: Echterdingen Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Completed MissionWing lead. PFF ship. Col. William L Travis, 41st Bomb Wing, aboard as combat wing commander.
Sortie Report