This Tornado was shot down by a SAM-16 AAM struck and exploded a Sidewinder missile on the aircraft during a low level ground attack mission over Ar Rumaylah air base,Irak, on January 17th 1991. Both crew ejected but were taken prisoner and later released; Seen here at static display during SHAPE open day and wearing Sqn 14 markings.
This unique F-4E was updated by Israel Aircraft Industries with PW1120 engine in right hand bay and various avionics modifications.This "Super Phantom" project was called Kurnass in 1986 and finally given up in the begining of 90's. It was WFU in May 2000 and currently preserved at Hatzerim IAF Museum.
Static display during SHAPE air show. Was one of seven B-52Gs that made return flight from Barksdale to fire 39 AGM-86C cruise missiles over Iraq during the first night (Jan 16/17, 1991) of Desert Storm. (2nd BW, 596th BS)