Aircraft Photo of 153072 | McDonnell F-4J Phantom II | USA - Navy | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:153072
Military Code:1
Aircraft Original Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell F-4 Phantom II
Aircraft Version:McDonnell F-4J Phantom II
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):1506
Location
City / Airport:Bentwaters (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGVJ   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:26 May 1973
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID: 2229
Photographer's Remark

There are plenty of images on the internet of an F-4 in the Speyer museum pretending to be 153072, but this is the real Blue Angels ship #1 and was only the second production F-4J. Written off in a collision with 153081 (ship #4) at NAS Lakehurst, NJ on 26.7.73 - just two months after this photo - during a practice session

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