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43-38386 unknown name SAL 3-21-45

B-17G-85-BO

 

July 28, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

August 4, 1944 to Kearney

August 14, 1944 to Grenier

August 15, 1944 Assigned to 4th Squadron, 34th Bomb Group, Mendlesham

 

Mission #64 September 17, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS McCage

Mission #65 September 19, 1944 43-38386 E/K 4BS Perry

Mission #67 September 25, 1944 43-38386 E/K 4BS Pavlicek

Mission #68 September 26, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Pavlicek

Mission #69 September 27, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Pavlicek

Mission #70 September 28, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Vick

Mission #71 October 2, 1944 43-38386 E/K 4BS Heiby

 

                       October 2, 1944 43-38386 E/K

On Marshalling Chart on Hardstand #3 at 2100-2200 hours.

 

Mission #74 October 6, 1944 43-38386 E/K 391BS Pavlicek          Aborted #2 engine. Major damage. Jettisoned bombs.

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Iverson

Mission #84 October 28, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #86 November 4, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #87 November 5, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin            Major damage

Mission #89 November 9, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Finch

Mission #90 November 16, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #91 November 21, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Mowers        (long delay fuses)

Mission #92 November 25, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS McLean

Mission #94 November 29, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Peterson

Mission #95 November 30, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #97 December 5, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #98 December 6, 1944 43-38386 E/K 18BS Jones, W. S.

Mission #99 December 11, 1944 43-38386 E/K 391BS Latz

Mission #100 December 12, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #101 December 15, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #102 December 24, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin (slight battle damage)

Mission #103 December 27, 1944 43-38386 E/K (scheduled for Austin but replaced.)

Mission #104 December 28, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Weaver

Mission #105 December 30, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #106 December 31, 1944 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #107 January 2, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Barbaras

Mission #108 January 3, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Roscher

Mission #109 January 7, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS James

Mission #110 January 10, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #111 January 13, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin             One man WIA. T/Sgt Peter Garcia 37521421 (G) lightly WIA and admitted to 65th General Hospital.

Mission #112 January 14, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin

Mission #113 January 15, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin             Major damage.

Mission #114 January 16, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Austin             Aborted - #2 turbo out)

Mission #116 January 23, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Weaver           Chaff

Mission #120 February 6, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Stemen

Mission #123 February 15, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Stemen

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS McLean

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Peterson

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Schaus                          Chaff

Mission #132 February 27, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Barbaras

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Rocher Slight damage. Initial E/A claims: 1-0-1. Credit 1 damaged to Johnson (TG)

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Sheesley

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #138 March 8, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #142 March 14, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #145 March 18, 1945 43-38386 E/K (unused ground spare)

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Curtiss

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 43-38386 E/K 7BS Roscher             Crash-landed at Eye. Plane salvaged. Credit: Scheinost (E/TT) 1 probably destroyed.

 

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 B-17G 43-38386 E/K crash-landed at Eye Airfield, UK on return. Pilot: Roscher. Nothing reported on the crew.

March 21, 1945 B-17G 43-38386 E/K salvaged with battle damage from the crash landing at Eye on 20Mar45.