AIRCRAFT LISTING - E/H MODELS

69-6567  Ghostrider

Major Operations: Eagle Claw, Grenada,
El Salvador, Panama, Desert Storm

 Shot down during the Battle of Khafji during Operation DESERT STORM on 31 January, 1991. All fourteen crewmen were lost.  

    http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif Maj Paul Weaver - Pilot
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif Capt T.C. Bland - Co-Pilot
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif Capt Dixon Walters - Electronic Warfare Officer
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif Capt Art Galvan - Fire Control Officer
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif Capt William Grimm - Navigator
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif SMSgt Jim May - Gunner
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif SMSgt Paul Buege - Sensor Operator
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif TSgt John Oelschlager - Gunner
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif TSgt Bob Hodges - Gunner
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif SSgt Damon Kanuha - Flight Engineer
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif SSgt John Blessinger - Sensor Operator
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif SSgt Tim Harrison - Gunner
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif SSgt Mark Schmauss - Illuminator Operator
   
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif Sgt Barry Clark - Gunner

69-6576  
Predator

Major Operations: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, El Salvador, Panama, Bosnia, Somalia

On March 14, 1993, while tweaking their guns near Milindi Kenya en route to Somalia, crew experienced a 105mm gun explosion. Unable to remain airborne due to heavy damage and fire, the aircraft contacted the Indian Ocean short of a nearby airport. Three crewmen survived bailout and the pilot, co-pilot and flight engineer survived ditching.

http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif Capt Anthony Stefanik, Fire Control Officer
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif Capt David J. Melhlop, Navigator
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif Capt Mark A. Quam, Electronic Warfare Officer
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif MSgt Roy Duncan, Loadmaster
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif TSgt Robert L. Daniel, Sensor Operator
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif SSgt Mark E. Moser, Aerial Gunner
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif SSgt Brian P. Barnes, Aerial Gunner
http://spectre-association.org/images/general/imgBulletGreen.gif SSgt William C. Eyler, Sensor Operator

 


69-6568  Night Stalker

Major Operations: El Salvador, Somalia, Bosnia, Afghanistan

Retired to Davis Monthan AFB
in 2015

69-6569  Excalibur

Major Operations: Eagle Claw, El Salvador, Grenada, Panama, Somalia, Bosnia, Afghanistan 

Retired to Davis Monthan AFB
in 2015

 


69-6570  The Hussy

Major Operations: Eagle Claw, El Salvador, Grenada, Panama, Desert Storm, Somalia, Bosnia, Afghanistan

  Retired to Davis Monthan AFB in 2014


69-6571  The Destroyer

Major Operations: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia

Hit by 57mm AAA while on an interdiction mission over Laos, 30 March 1972. The entire crew bailed out before the aircraft crashed into the jungle. All crewmen were rescued; the largest Search and Rescue operation of the war in SEA.


 69-6572  Grave Digger

Major Operations: Eagle Claw,
El Salvador, Grenada, Desert Storm, Bosnia, Afghanistan


Retired in 2014. On display at Cannon Air Force Base

69-6573  Heavy Metal

Major Operations: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, El Salvador, Grenada, Panama, Bosnia, Somalia, Afghanistan

 Retired to Davis Monthan AFB in 2015

69-6574  Iron Maiden

Major Cambodia, El Salvador, Grenada, Somalia, Bosnia, Afghanistan


Retired to Davis Monthan AFB
in 2014

69-6575  Wicked Wanda

Major Operations: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Eagle Claw, El Salvador, Grenada, Panama, Desert Storm, Bosnia, Afghanistan

Retired in 2015, placed on display at Hurlburt Fld Heritage Park in Feb 2016.

69-6577  Death Angel

Major Operations: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Eagle Claw, El Salvador, Grenada, Panama, Bosnia, Afghanistan

 Retired to Davis Monthan AFB
in 2015

Information for this section courtesy of:
Bill Walter (Historian)

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