B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29690 / Old Faithful

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29690 / Old Faithful


  • RCL: QE-S, KY-L

History of
B-17 42-29690 / Old Faithful

Delivered Cheyenne 4/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 27/2/43; Syracuse 15/4/43; Dow Fd 18/4/43; Assigned: 331BS/94BG [QE-S] Earls Colne 12/5/43; Transferred: 366BS/305BG [KY-L] Chelveston 14/7/43; severe battle damage Warnemunde 29/7/43 Pilot: ‘ and crew’ (10RTD); crash-landed RAF Oulton, Nfk, Salvaged. AFSC. OLD FAITHFUL.

Last updated: 12. October 2019


B-17 42-29690 / Old Faithful Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P --- Joseph W. Kane UNK
CP --- Harry Cornell UNK
BOMB --- M.L. Lawrence UNK
ENG/TT --- Leroy Pikelis UNK
RO --- L J. Fecteau UNK
BT --- Chester S. Vorhis UNK
WG --- Gene Foster KIA
WG --- Charles B. Lozenski WIA
TG --- J J. Vachout KIA

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