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  P-38H-5-LO "Lady Luck" Serial Number 42-66814  
USAAF
5th AF
8th FG
80th FS

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USAAF c1943

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank, California. Constructors Number 1325. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force. Likely, to the 8th Fighter Group, 80th Fighter Squadron. Nicknamed "Lady Luck" painted in white on the right side of the nose. Below was "Boogie Woogie Pete" in white paint or possibly chalk. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
Thanks to Sharon Buongiorne and Keith Hopper for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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