B-17G 43-37870

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 43-37870
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 547th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: SO*H
Start Date: 17 July 1944. Transferred: received from the 447th BG.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 6 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 29 July 1944. Failed to return from combat operations.
Documents:Missing Air Crew Report: 7818
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17G Aircraft 43-37870 Was Assigned To 6 Missions,
Receiving Combat Credit For 6 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
16220 July 1944Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
16321 July 1944Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Completed MissionHigh group deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
16424 July 1944Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Completed MissionHigh group lead.
Sortie Report
16525 July 1944Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Le Châtel,
& La Chapelle en Juger, France
Completed MissionHigh section deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
16628 July 1944Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Completed MissionWing deputy.
Sortie Report
16729 July 1944Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Failed to ReturnHigh group deputy, 41st B wing. After bombs away, was heard calling for fighter support although not observed leaving formation; crashed near Bad Bibra, Germany. MACR 7818
Sortie Report