B-17G 43-38579

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 43-38579
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 545th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: JD*F
Start Date: 13 September 1944. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 3 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 5 October 1944. Failed to return from combat operations.
Photo Album: No Photo Album For This Aircraft

B-17G Aircraft 43-38579 Was Assigned To 3 Missions,
Earning Combat Credit For 3 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
2032 October 1944Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
2043 October 1944Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
2055 October 1944Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Failed to ReturnLow Squadron. Aircraft peeled off and left formation prior to target and was under control; damaged by flak, crashed near Munchen-Gladbach, Germany; MACR 9754. (Note: MACR Interrogation Reports indicate Adams and Batte had switched positions.)
Sortie Report