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43-38304 unknown name SAL 1-5-45

B-17G-85-BO

 

July 19, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

July 28, 1944 to Kearney

August 8, 1944 to Grenier

August 9, 1944 Assigned to the 860th Squadron, 490th Bomb Group, Debach

August 10, 1944 Transferred to the 18th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Pedigo

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Pedigo

Mission #66 September 22, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Pedigo

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Kiley

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Richardson, L. S.

 

                       October 2, 1944 43-38304 B/L

On Marshalling Chart on Hardstand #14 at 2100-2200 hours.

 

Mission #72 October 3, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #73 October 5, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Talbott

Mission #75 October 7, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Harris

Mission #77 October 14, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #78 October 15, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Goss

Mission #80 October 19, 1944 43-38304 B/L 7BS Hemingway

Mission #81 October 22, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Bouldin

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38304 B/L (unused ground spare)

Mission #83 October 26, 1944 43-38304 B/L (unused ground spare)

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Ratcliff

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38304 B/L (scheduled for Hemingway but replaced)

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Bouldin

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Jones, W.

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38304 B/L 7BS Ames

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Nass

 

                         December 18, 1944 43-38304 B/L Knowlton

Taxiing accident at Mendlesham. Damage level 2 out of 5.

Knowlton, Robert W. (P)

 

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Hemingway

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38304 B/L 18BS Goss           Aborted.

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38304 B/L 18BS Mann

 

                         January 6, 1945 43-38304 B/L Artruc 

Took off on a training flight.

Crash landed and salvaged with non-battle damage.

Artruc, Arthur N. (P)