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Serial Number Criteria: 42-30713
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-30617 ... 42-30731 (EXACT MATCH)
Boeing B-17F-115-BO Fortress
MSN 5731/5845.
30623 (92 BG, 326 BS) lost Feb 25, 1944, Laumesfeld
30624 (91st BG, 322nd BS, "Queen Bee") shot down by fighter at Ihlow,
S of Aurich, Germany Sep 27, 1943.  MACR 669.  5 KIA, 5 POW
30633 in midair collision with 42-6019 and crashed near Jackson,
MS Apr 11, 1945.
30634 (95th BG, 412th BS, "Liberty Belle") lost Feb 21, 1944, Holland.  MACR 2423
30636 (92nd BG, 327th BS) lost Mar 2, 1944.  MACR 2853.
30637 crashed in UK Feb 20, 1944.  MACRs 5022 and 7325 wrongly identify
42-30637 but actually refers to 42-30837.
30639 delivered Cheyenne Jul 3, 1943, to Dow Field Jul 27, 1943.  Assigned to 369th BS, 390th BG at
Framlingham Aug 6, 1943, named "Coy-de-Coy II".   Damaged on Hanau Mission, Oct 4, 1943.  Transferred
to RAF as SR380 at Oulton.  W/o Nov 20, 1944. 
30641 forcelanded at Wright Field Jan 7, 1944.  Spent the war stateside.  To RFC at Altus Oct 9, 1945.
30642 delivered Cheyenne Jul 3, 1943, to Gore Jul 4, 1943, to Cheyenne Jul 26, 1943.  To Dow
Field Jul 27, 1943.  To 568th BS, 390th BG at Framlingham Aug 6, 1943.  Transferred
to 569th BS.  (390th BG, 568th BS) lost to flak Jul 19, 1944 on mission to Schweinfurt.  MACR 7555.
Damaged by flak and crashed Malmedy, Belgium.  Named "Geronimo"
30643 delivered Cheyenne Jul 3, 1943, to Grand Isle Jul 22, 1943, to Walla Walla Aug 1, 1943,
to Scott Aug 9, 1943.  Assigned to 364th BS, 305th BG at Chelveston Sep 29, 1943.  Landing gear
collapsed while taxying for Brunswick mission Jan 29, 1944.  Salvaged Jan 29, 1944.
30644 (92nd BG, 327th BS) lost May 12, 1944.  MACR 4851
30645 (305th BG, 364th BS) shot down by Obfw Flemming in Bf 109G-6
of JG 1/9 between Oldenburg and Gristede, Germany Nov 26, 1943.  
MACR 1327.  1 KIA, 9 POW.
30646 (92nd BG, 326th BS) shot down by Oblt Rufolf Englender in
Fw 190A-6 of JG 1/1 and crashed near Niedergrundau, Germany 
Oct 4, 1943.  MACR 745.  2 KIA, 8 POW.
30647 (305th BG, 366th BS) on landing collided with B-17Fs 42-30650
and 42-30809 at Chelveston, England Sep 23, 1943,
killing all 10 onboard.
30648 (92nd BG, 327th BS, "Woolaroc") shot down by Lt Eberhard Schade in Bf 109G-6 of
JG 27/5 near Westerstede, Germany Dec 20, 1943.  MACR 1710.  8 KIA, 2 POW.
30649 (92nd BG, 327th BS) lost Apr 11, 1944.  MACR 3668
30654 (92nd BG, 327th BS) whot down by Lt Hans Reuter in Bf 109G-6
of JG 11/9 with a rocket and crashed at Bischbrunn,
Germany Oct 14, 1943 on Schweinfurt raid.  7 KIA, 3 POW.  MACR 848
30656 (422nd BS, 305th BG, *Miss Mickey Flynn*) scrapped at Altus, OK
30661 (MSN 5775, 562nd BS, 388th BG, "Veni Vidi Vici") diverted to Sweden Feb 24, 1944 due to engine
trouble and interned.  MACR 3080.  Sold to Sweden for $1 and
converted to airliner under registration number SE-BAK "Jim" and 
was owned by the Swedish Crown but operated by ABA.  WFU Sep 1946
and used for firefighting practice before being scrapped Dec 1946.
30662 (385th BG, 550th BS, 'Clarissa Jean') lost Feb 24, 1944.  MACR 2778.
30665 (96th BG, 339th BS) lost Jan 5, 1944.  MACR 2014. 
30666 collided on takeoff with 42-29953 over Cheveston, UK.  Both planes crashed.  21 KIA.
30667 (390th BG, 569th BS, "Wild Children") damaged by AAA and
shot down by Fw. Heinz Fuchs in Fw 190A of JG 1/4 at
Harkstede, Netherlands Dec 11, 1943.  MACR 1584.  10 POW.
30668 (92nd BG, 326th BS) ditched into Channel Sep 6, 1943.  Crew rescued.
30674 (95th BG, 336th BS, "Destiny's Tot/Kathy Jane III/Cincinatti Queen") left formation after No. 4 engine
was hit by flak while returning from mission to Ludwigshafen
Dec 30, 1943 and shot down by Hptm Herbert Huppertz in Fw 190A-6
of JG 2/III Stab and crashed at Thieux, Picardy, France.  MACR 2024.
7 POW, 3 evaded.
30676 (381st BG, 532rd BS, *Baby Dumpling*) shot down by fighter Jan 5, 1944 over
France.  MACR 1962.  Plane crashed in village of Aubigne Racan (Sarthe).  
1 killed, 6 POW, 3 evaded..
30677 (92nd BG, 326th BS) crashed into IJsselmeer, near Urk, Netherlands Dec 16, 1943, MACR 1556
30678 (305th BG, 366th BS) lost Feb 25, 1944.  MACR 2765.
30683 damaged in ground collision at Hendricks Field, FL Jun 26, 1945.
30690 delivered Cheyenne Dec 12, 1943, to Dyersburg Jul 27, 1943.  Crashlanded 16 mi E of Fulton, Kentucky
Sep 5 1943.  W/o Sep 30, 1943.
30691 delivered Cheyenne Jul 12, 1943, to Dalhart Jul 28, 193.  To 243 B U Great Bend Sep 19 1944.  To 3502 BU
Chanute Feb 13, 1943.  Reclamation complete Aug 20, 1946
30692 delivered Cheyenne Jul 13, 1943, to Pyote Aug 1, 1943, to 19th BG at Pyote Nov 9,, 1943.  To 500th BG Walker
Jul 25, 1944,  To 248 BU Walker Aug 20, 1944.  To 3505 BU Scott Oct 16, 1944.  To 248 BU Walker Nov 22, 1944.  
To 2132 BU Maxwell Apr 11, 1945.  Forced landing at Walker Apr 26,1 945.  To 4109 VBU Walker Oct 1, 1945.  To RFC
at Walnut Ridge Oct 7, 1945.
30693 delivered Cheyenne Jul 10, 1943, Great Falls Jul 28, 1943, to Spokane Aug 4, 1943, to Walla Walla
radar mod Dec 8, 1943, to Denver Jan 5, 1944.  Mat Lockheed Burbank Jun 24, 1944, to 3701 BU Amarillo
Jul 23, 1944.  To 3706 BU Sheppard May 12, 1944, to 3701 BU Amarillo Nov 1, 1945.  To RFC at Walnut
Ridge Jan 5, 1946.
30694 delivered Cheyenne Jul 13, 1943, to Gore Jul 28, 1943, to Geiger Jul 29, 1943, to Cutbank Aug 2, 1943.
Crashed 10 mi N of Onida, South Dakota Jan 22, 1944.  W/o Jan 24, 1944.
30695 delivered Cheyenne Jul 14, 1943, to Toppenish Jul 27, 1943, to Geiger Jul 28, 1943, to Pendleton
Jul 29, 1943, to Geiger Aug 10, 1943, to 541st BS, 383rd BG Geiger Oct 27, 1943, to 245 BU McCook
Jun 1, 1944, to 221 BU Alexandria Nov 7, 1944, to 329th BU Alexandria Mar 1, 1945.  To RFC at Altu
Oct 9, 1945.
30696 delivered Cheyenne Jul 14, 1943, to Dyersburg Jul 29 1943, to Galvenston Aug 12, 1943, 5o Dalhart
Aug 13, 1943, to 9th BG at McCook Jun 6, 1944, to 245th BU MCCook Sep 16 1944.  To 3705th BU Lowry Oct 16, 
1944.  W/o Nov 6, 1944.  To 3098 BU Burbank Feb 28, 1945.  Reclamation complete Feb 13, 1946
30697 delivered Cheyenne Jul 13, 1943, to Gore Jul 14, 1943, to Dyersburg Jul 30, 1943.
(346th BG, 503rd BS) crashed during training flight near McKenzie, TN.  8 crew killed.
30698 delivered Cheyenne Jul 13, 1943, to Moses Lake Jul 29, 1943,  To 327th BU at drew Jul 15, 1944.
To RFC at Altus Aug 17, 1945.
30699 delivered Cheyenne Jul 14, 1943, to Dyersburg Jul 28, 1943.  W/o Apr 21, 1944.
30700 delivered Cheyenne Jul 15, 1943, to Moses Lake Jul 29, 1943. To RFC at Alqueuerque Jun 25, 1945.
30701 delivered Cheyenne Jul 14 1943, to Moses Lake Jul 29, 1943, forcelanded Drew Field Jan 4, 1944.
To 327th BU drew May 4, 1945.  To RFC Searcy Field Aug 11, 1945.  Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
30702 delivered cheyenne Jul 14 1943, to Moses Lake Sep Jul 29, 1943.  Force landed drew Jun 2, 1944.
to @142 BU Shaw Field Oct 29, 1944.  To 327 BU Drew Nov 11, 1944.  To RFC at Searcy Field Aug 7, 1945.
SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK.  Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
30703 delivered Cheyenne Jul 15, 1943, to Yopte Aug 1, 1943.  Forcelanded base Aug 31, 1943.
To 19th BG at Pyote Nov 11, 1943.  To 235 BU at Biggs Aug 16, 1944.  To 233 BU at Davis Monthan Nov 12, 1944.
To 235 BU at Biggs Nov 1, 4944, to 202 BU  at Galveston Jan 8, 1945, to 283 BU Galvenston
Mar 30, 1945, to 209 BU Galveston Apr 28, 1945.  To RFC at Searcy Field Aug 11, 1945.
SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK.  Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
30704 delivered Dallas Jul 15, 1943, to Geiger Aug 10, 1943, to Bendleton Aug 12, 1943, Assigned to 422nd BS, 305th BG
Chelveston Sep 18, 1943, named "Dinah Mite".  Undersides painted black for night operations.  Suffered severe 
battle damage on leaflet drop over France/Belgium May 15, 1944.  Crashlanded at base and salvaged May 17, 1944.
30705 delivered Denver Jul 15, 1943, to Colorado Springs Jul 16, 1943, to Kearney Aug 6, 1943, to Topeka
Aug 12, 1943, to Scott Aug 17, 1943.  Assigned to 99th BG, 347t BS Oudna Aug 31, 1943.
Transferred to 97th BG, 414th BS at Deipenne Nov 14, 1943, named "Ther-N-Bak".   shot down by Bf 109G-6 of
JG 53/III near Rimini, Italy Nov 27, 1943.  MACR 1303.  8 KIA, 2 POW
30706 delivered Denver Jul 15,1 943, to Great Isle Jul 23, 19743, to Kearney Aug 8, 1943, to Topeka Aug 13, 1943,
to Presque Isle Aug 17, 1943.  Assigned to 367th BS, 306th BG Thurleigh Aug 25, 1943.  
(306th BG, 367th BS) shot down by Lt Karl-Heinz Kempf in Bf 109G-6 of JG 26/11 near
Marx, Germany Dec 20, 1943.  MACR 1701.  4 KIA, 6 POW.
30707 delivered Denver Jul 15, 1943, to Great Isle Jul 27, 1943, to Kearney Aug 8, 1943, to Topeka 
Aug 13, 1943, to Scott Aug 17, 1943.  Assigned to 369th BS, 306th BG Chelveston Aug 25, 1943.
(306th BG, 367th BS, "Piccadilly Commando") shot down by Lt Sommer in Bf 110G-2 of ZG 1/2
at Langenbergheim, near Hanau am Main, Germany Oct 14, 1943.  1 KIA, 7 POW, 2 MIA presumed KIA.  MACR 816
Other sources say 5 KIA, 5 POW.
30708 delivered Denver Jul 15, 1943, to Gore Jul 16, 1943, to Kearney Aug 8,1943, to Topeka Aug 14, 1943,
to Scott Aug 17,1 943.  Assigned to 407th BS/92nd BG Alconbury Aug 31, 1943.  (92nd BG, 407th BS) shot down 
by AAA and crashed 8-9 mi SW of Schweinfurt,
Germany Oct 14, 1943.  3 KIA, 7 POW.  MACR 845
30709 delivered Denver Jul 15, 1943, to Gore Jul 16, 1943, to Grand Isle Jul 14, 2943, to Walla Walla Aug 1, 1943.
to Scott Aug 11, 1943, to Presque Isle Aug 16, 1943.  Assigned to 388th BG at Knettishall Aug 20, 1943.
Transferred to 339th BS, 96th BG at Snetterton Aug 21, 1943.  (96th BG, 339th BS) shot down and crashlanded near 
Mainz, Germany Oct 14, 1943.  10 POW.  MACR 836
30710 (306th BG, 423rd BS) shot down by fighter between Frankfurt and Schweinfurt,  10 POW.
Germany Oct 14, 1943.  4 KIA, 6 POW (1 died of injuries).  MACR 818
30711 (92nd BG, 407th BS) lost Jan 29, 1944.  MACR 2253
30712 (323rd BS, 91st BG, *Miss Minookie*) shot down by fighters Feb 21, 1944, 
Luechtreigen, Germany.  4 KIA, 6 POW.  MACR 2461.
30713 (390th BG, 568th BS, *Phyllis Marie*) made contolled landing in field near Vaerlose, 
Denmark Mar 8, 1944 during mission to Berlin.  MACR 2987.  Later operated by Luftwaffe.  
Found intact in Bavaria May 4, 1945.
30717 (385th BG, 548th BS, 'Man O' War') collided with 42-39860 over Bremen,
Germany Nov 13, 1943.  30717 spun in immediately, 39860
ditched in North Sea on return.  MACR 1402
30719 (390th BG, 569th BS, "Shatzi") shot down by Uffz Zinkl in
Fw 190A of JG 1/6 and crashed at Eerde, Netherlands 
Oct 20, 1943.  2 KIA, 7 POW, 1 evaded.  MACR 1039
30721 (381st BG, 533rd BS, "Sweet and Lovely") returned to USA
Jul 12, 1945.
30722 (381st BG, 534th BS, "Bobby T") shot down by Obfw Rolf Mondry in Fw 190 of Ind St Focke Wulf fighter at
Intschede, Germany Oct 8, 1943.  MACR 1398.  10 POW.
30723 (100th BG, 351st BS, "Holy Terror" then "Sexy Suzy Mother of Ten") collided
with a Bf 109G and crashed near Munster, Germany Oct 10, 1943.  MACR 1027.
6 KIA, 4 POW.
30724 (305th BG, 364th BS) lost Jan 5, 1944.  MACR 1685
30725 (100th BG, 350th BS, "Aw-r-go") shot down by Fw 190A of JG 1 at
Lienen, Germany Oct 10, 1943.  MACR 1028.  1 KIA, 8 POW.
30726 (92nd BG, 407th BS) shot down by Fw Joachim Gutmann in
Bf 110G-2 of ZG 26/8 at Kembach, Germany Oct 14, 1943.  
5 KIA, 5 POW.  MACR 846
30727 (306th BG, 367th BS, "Fightin Bitin") shot down by Fw Emil
Schmelzinger in BF 109G-6 of JG 11/9 at Hohefeld, Germany 
Oct 14, 1943 on Schweinfurt mission.  MACR 817.  5 KIA, 5 POW.
30728 (306th BG, 367th BS) lost Feb 25, 1944.  MACR 2769
30730 (306th BG, 369th BS) lost Apr 24, 1944, Germany.  MACR 4278
30731 (457th BG, 751st BS) damaged by flak during mission to
Leipzig Jul 7, 1944 and ditched in English Channel.  MACR 8195.
4 drowned, 5 rescued.

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