NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

LUCKY PENNY II

B

-

24

H

-

30

-

FO

42-95312

8

453

734

E8

C-

00-2

N/A

Starboard (Right) Side - Port has LUCKY PENNY - "Tail Shot" - Shown with Bombardier James L. Jackson - Featured in "Lucky Penny's Tail"

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.

Info 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.

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