B-17G 43-38647

Aircraft Details

Serial Number: 43-38647
Name: Not Known
Manufacturer: Built by the Boeing Airplane Company
Squadron: 547th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Aircraft ID Code: SO*D
Start Date: 19 January 1945. New Replacement AC.
Missions: This aircraft was credited with 45 combat missions with the 384th.
End Date: 10 December 1945. Istres: Moved with the Group to Istres/Le Tube, France.
Photo Album: Photos of aircraft 43-38647
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B-17G Aircraft 43-38647 Was Assigned To 50 Missions,
Earning Combat Credit For 45 Of Them
Number Date Target Results Mission/Sortie Information
25821 January 1945Target: Marshalling Yard
Type: Transportation
Location: Aschaffenburg, Germany
ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑8408.
Sortie Report
25922 January 1945Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
26023 January 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Completed MissionAssigned as low Squadron lead, took over group lead when Maj Strickland aborted. Landed away at North Pickenham Airfield, AAF Station 143.
Sortie Report
26128 January 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
2631 February 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
2643 February 1945Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
--7 February 1945Essen/Bottrop, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to Base Sortie Report
2659 February 1945Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
26614 February 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
--17 February 1945Mannheim, Germany, RECALLEDReturned to BaseHot camera ship.
Sortie Report
26819 February 1945Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
26920 February 1945Target: Main Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
27021 February 1945Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
27122 February 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
27223 February 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Plauen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
27324 February 1945Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
27425 February 1945Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron.
Sortie Report
27627 February 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
27728 February 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy; hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
2781 March 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
2792 March 1945Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
2803 March 1945Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
2814 March 1945Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
2827 March 1945Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
2838 March 1945Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
28510 March 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
28611 March 1945Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
28712 March 1945Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
28814 March 1945Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
29017 March 1945Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
29219 March 1945Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Completed Mission41C Group.
Sortie Report
29320 March 1945Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37788.
Sortie Report
29422 March 1945Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
29523 March 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gladbeck, Germany
Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
29624 March 1945Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37788.
Sortie Report
--25 March 1945Lutzkendorf, Germany, RECALLEDSpare, Unused 
29826 March 1945Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron.
Sortie Report
29928 March 1945Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Landed in Allied TerritoryLanded away at A-72 (Perrone, France) due to low fuel. Returned to base later.
Sortie Report
30131 March 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
3023 April 1945Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
3034 April 1945Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fassberg, Germany
Completed MissionLow Squadron.
Sortie Report
3045 April 1945Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
3056 April 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (Visual Primary)
Type: Transportation
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
3067 April 1945Target: Underground Oil Storage Plant
Type: Military
Location: Hitzacker, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
3079 April 1945Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
30810 April 1945Target: Ordnance Depot Workshop Area
Type: Military
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
30911 April 1945Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Freiham, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
31115 April 1945Target: Flak guns at Pointe de Suzac
Type: Military
Location: Royan, France
Completed Mission Sortie Report
31520 April 1945Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Completed Mission Sortie Report
--23 April 1945Training
(Non-Combat)
Flight Completed Sortie Report