The Passing of a Legend
TN Air Museum Remembers FRANK “LUCKY” LUCKMAN
June 26, 1923 – April 13, 2012
The TN Museum of Aviation lost a great friend and supporter, FRANKLIN P. LUCKMAN, JR., born in Philadelphia, PA on June 26, 1923. Frank graduated from Spence Field, Moultrie, Georgia – Class of 43-J. Trained in P-47′s at Richmond, Va. and Millville, New Jersey. He transferred to England and joined the 365th Fighter Group, 388th Fighter Squadron, 9th Air Force in May, 1944, attaining the rank of Captain and position of flight leader during his combat tour that extended from just prior to “D” Day through the end of WW II.