After 94 hours, 1 minute of flying time, a Boeing B-50 named Lucky Lady II lands at Carswell Air Force Base, Texas, completing the first Missing: accident.
From Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, Texas, the Lucky Lady II, a B-50 Superfortress, takes off on the first nonstop round-the-world flight. Under the Missing: accident.
On this day in the crew of a B-50 Superfortress named _Lucky Lady II _was in the midst of the first nonstop round-the-world flight. Commanded by U.S. Air Force Capt. James Gallagher, Lucky Lady II became the first airplane to circumnavigate the globe nonstop – thanks to. With radar still unreliable, this process was best accomplished in daylight. HackerJames G. Making a surprise appearance was Halle. The Lucky Lady II was actually the second aircraft set up for the around-the-world flight. Curtis LeMay, Air Force Secretary Stuart Symington, Chief of Staff Gen. Turn off more accessible mode.