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One of 19 F-111F deployed with 12 hours notice after the infamous "Tree Chopping Incident", where North Korean troops murdered an US Army officer on the DMZ 16 August 1976. (Doc Servo)
Involved in Operation EL DORADO CANYON callsign REMIT 31. Lead aircraft for attack on Al Azziziyah Barracks Compound 14 April 1986.(495th TFS Lakenheath AB)
Lead F-111F deployed to Taif, Saudia Arabia on first day of OPERATION DESERT SHIELD August 1990.
Completed 29 combat sorties during DESERT STORM, destroying 58 targets.
Wing aircraft during DESERT STORM. (Replacing 72-1448).
Flown to USAF Museum Wright-Patterson by Lt.Col. Bob Brewster and Maj. Fred Cheney 14 May 1996.
Callsign KARMA 52 in respect to the crew of F-111F 70-2389 who were lost on Operation EL DORADO CANYON.
On display Dayton, Ohio.48th Tailflash and put Col Lennons name on it at Wright Pat. Although flown to the museum with the markings of CC and 523, it has been repainted with the 48th TFW tailflash. (source - Ken "Camelhead" Johnson - the last crew chief on '390 and helped de-pyro it at the museum) - SEE ALL OTHER F-111F on the tail numbers page
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