REQ Leeuwarden B-1’s + TX F-16’s 10-06-1997

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REQ Leeuwarden B-1’s + TX F-16’s 10-06-1997

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Hi all,

After all these years, why not ask here? At Leeuwarden on 10 June 1997, apart from four TDY Turkish F-16’s, I noted two B-1’s (Bone01 & Bone41) plus six TX ANG F-16’s (Spad11-16). The airfield was at the receiving end of a base attack by all of these during ex. Central Enterprise. The bombers flew low level straight down 24 and then headed northwest, the F-16’s came from every direction.

Anyone for any of those numbers? I seem to remember the ANG F-16’s came from Skrydstrup, the B-1’s from Fairford I assume. I read one tailcode as DY.

Long shot but thanks!
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Re: REQ Leeuwarden B-1’s + TX F-16’s 10-06-1997

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Noted that week, but not the same date, at EHGR:

85-0072/DY 37th BS "BONE11"

85-0087/DY 37th BS "BONE01"
86-0094/DY 37th BS "BONE41"
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Re: REQ Leeuwarden B-1’s + TX F-16’s 10-06-1997

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Deployed to Karup where,

85-1410, 85-1456, 85-1458, 85-1467, 85-1468, 85-1479, 85-1484, 85-1564

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Thnx for both replies!
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Re: REQ Leeuwarden B-1’s + TX F-16’s 10-06-1997

Post by Sjoerd »

You may also wanna try the FC forum. I'm sure there were spotters at both bases during those pre-digital days who kept logs during those exercises.

https://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/ ... 7104688cb4
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