NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

LUCKY PENNY

B

-

24

H

-

30

-

FO

42-95312

8

453

734

E8

C-

02-1

CARL POWELL

Port (Left) Side - Starboard has LUCKY PENNY II - Featured in "Lucky Penny's Tail"

Contributor - Elizabeth Porter
My Father, Lt. Carl Powell (deceased 1989) was the Navigator (original crew). The aircraft was named after "Penelope", the pet dog of Pilot Lt. Nick Radosovich. Photo shows Crew 41's Ground Crew/Bomb Loaders near 16th mission.

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
This was the 2nd LUCKY PENNY in the 453rd BG. First mission: 9 May 44. Crashed 17 Oct 44 near Malmédy, Belgium, after the crew baled out near Spa, Belgium.

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