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kenny64
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USAF Phantoms

Post by kenny64 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:00 pm

Ex Michigan ANG F-4C 376?? seen at Lakenheath for BDRF use.Does anyone know the fate of this airframe,it appears to have had some training work carried out so not sure how long it survived for ?

Image376-- F-4C Michigan ANG by 80560, on Flickr

52TFW F-4E 72-477 about to touch down at Bentwaters.

ImageSP72-477 F-4E 52 TFW by 80560, on Flickr

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Re: USAF Phantoms

Post by iainpeden » Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:16 pm

I'm fairly sure the F-4C was burnt. :@

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Re: USAF Phantoms

Post by eLaReF » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:50 pm

Joe Baugher says:-

7610 (MSN 688) assigned as battle damage repair trainer to RAF, Lakenheath, England Jul 1986. Salvaged May 1996
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Re: USAF Phantoms

Post by paddyboy » Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:19 am

Nice pair of old 'Tooms there :thumbs:

Thanks for posting :thumb:

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Re: USAF Phantoms

Post by The Phantom » Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:12 am

Very nice!

Cracking shot of the F-4E :thumbs:

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Re: USAF Phantoms

Post by Seahawk 11 » Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:43 pm

Two great Phantom photos there, cheers for sharing them,

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Re: USAF Phantoms

Post by PORTPHANTOM » Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:19 pm

They took a digger to it i'm afraid. That another one 2 Mysteres and F105 434 the 1st converted to Wild Weasel. Talk was no museums wanted them but have my doubts thats true?LN 65 777 in park is really a F4C that came over from Alconbury

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Re: USAF Phantoms

Post by kenny64 » Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:36 pm

Thanks for the info on the F-4C,a sad end for a lovely aircraft.

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