42-40001 IW-L Paris Express

Paris Express
# 42-40001

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Serial No: 42-40001
Model: B-17G-10-VE
Manufacturer: Lockheed/Vega Aircraft Corp., Burbank, CA
Delivered: 10/09/1943
Assigned: 01/05/1944
Lost: 06/11/1945
Mission Lost: N/A
How Lost: Returned to the USA
Notes: Declared war weary and used as a hack.

This aircraft was named "Paris Express" after flying to Paris with Colonel Harold W. Bowman.

Recorded Missions

#DateMissionCrew
101/11/1944 Oscherslaben (#14) Donald V. Kirkhuff Crew #1
203/02/1944 Frankfurt (#29) Leo S. Bartley Crew #1
303/13/1944 Gorenflos (#36) Leo S. Bartley Crew #1
405/09/1944 Luxembourg (#66) Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Crew #1
511/26/1944 Misburg (#173) James B. Locher Jr. Crew #1
612/19/1944 Schleiden/Koblenz (#182) James B. Locher Jr. Crew #1
702/14/1945 Dresden (#207) James B. Locher Jr. Crew #1