Veterans Memorial
Monnet, Missouri

McDonnell F-4E Phantom II USAF 66-0315

McDonnell F-4E Phantom II USAF 66-0315 was Thunderbird aircraft. Displayed on a pedestal in park at as Thunderbird #3. Monett Kiwanis Club helped assemble the F-4 Phantom Jet that arrived in pieces with no directions from an Air Force base in Arizona. The pedestal on which the plane sits came from a nuclear submarine. In Grateful Memory Of Our Armed Forces Veterans Who Honored Their Nation With Their Service And Sacrifices

Presented To The Citizens of Monett
As A Community Project By The
Monett Kiwanis Club
November 5, 1995.

F-4E-32-MC s/n 66-0315
*1971-72: Flew with the Thunderbirds acrobatic team.
*1975: USAF 414th FWS (57th FWW).
*1977: USAF 422nd FWS (57th TTW).
*1978-82: AFFTC.
*1986-90: USAF 6512th TS.
*9/1991: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Currently preserved in Monnet, MO.

Data from the website Forgotten Jets

Many of the Thunderbird airplanes later went to Edwards were they finished out their careers. Her is 66-0315 on display at a Holloman open house in the 80s. (Camo with white wings! Pretty cool huh?) Last photo is taken from the T'Bird Website.

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