McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II, 63-7699 / 839, US Air Force
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Construction Number: 839
Code Number: 37699
Military Unit: BDRF RAF Fairford
Operator: US Air Force
Airshow: Fairford - IAT - 1987
Photographer: Kev Slade
Date Taken: 18/07/1987
Carrying a red 'MiG kill' star, this aircraft shot down a MiG-17 while operating out of Da Nang during the Vietnam war. Seen in the markings of the 123rd FIS, Oregon National Guard, the aircraft was used for BDR training before moving to the Midland Air Museum at Coventry.