B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38012

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38012


  • RCL: IY-M

MACR: 2275

Missions: 1


History of
B-17 42-38012

Delivered Cheyenne 12/11/43; Romulus 2/12/43; Presque Is 4/12/43; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-M] Deenethorpe 21/1/44; Missing in Action Frankfurt 29/1/44 with Leon Van Syckle, Co-pilot: Mitchell Woods, Bombardier: Stan Groski, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ray Rask, Ball turret gunner: Don Lamb, Waist gunner: Ralph Roberts, Waist gunner: Albt Paganelli (7 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Rich Montfort, Radio Operator: Joe Glonek,Tail gunner: Chas Duke (3 Killed in Action); hit by rocket from enemy aircraft, crashed near Worms, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2275.

Last updated: 27. July 2018


B-17 42-38012 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Leon G. Van Syckle POW
CP 2LT Mitchell K. Woods POW
BOMB 2LT Stanley T. Groski POW
ENG/TT SGT Raymond A. Rask POW
RO S/SGT Joseph J. Glonek KIA
BT SGT Donald Lamb POW
WG SGT Ralph C. Roberts POW
WG SGT Albert Paganelli POW
TG SGT Charles H. Duke KIA

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