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F-89B Scorpion - Nampa, Idaho, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chooch72
N 43° 35.142 W 116° 32.706
11T E 536724 N 4825959
Quick Description: F-89B Scorpion - Lakeview Park - Nampa, Idaho, USA
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 10/20/2007 4:07:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM2EHE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Raven Recon
Views: 78

Long Description:
The F-89B Scorpion, serial# 49-2457, a fighter jet assigned to the 190th Fighter interceptor Squadron with the Idaho Air National Guard. It was in service from 1951 to 1959, and is on loan to the City of Nampa from the National Museum of the United States Air Force. It was placed in its current location in Lakeview Park by Milton Burlile, a World War II veteran who served with the 96th Construction Battalion - "The Fighting Seabees."

Former pilots and crew members helped renovate the aircraft in 2004.
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): F-89B Scorpion

Tail Number: (S/N): 9245

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Park

inside / outside: outside

Other Information::
Listed Serial# 49-2457

Access restrictions: Not listed

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