B-17G 43-37870

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 43-37870
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company, B-17G-70-BO, Natural Metal Finish
Squadron: 547th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Squadron ID Code: 547th-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.
Related Documents:Missing Air Crew Report # 7818 (61.925 MB)
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft
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B-17G Aircraft 43-37870 Was Assigned To 6 Missions Manned by 384th BG Personnel,
Earning 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 Group, High Squadron Deputy.
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. Knocked down by FLAK.
Sortie Report