1997 USAF Serial Numbers



Last revised May 5, 2015


97-0037			General Atomics MQ-1B Predator
				0037 crashed in Afghanistan Aug 22, 2012 due to loss of telemetry

97-0041/0048		Boeing C-17A Lot IX Globemaster III
				MSN 50045/50052, line number F44/F51
				0041 (MSN 50045) based at Charleston AFB
				0042 is "Spirit or Tuskegee Airmen"
				0043 is "Spirit of Los Angeles".  Transferred from Charleston to March ARB.
				0046 (MSN 50050/F049) is *The Spirit of the Military Family*.  With 164th AW of Tennessee ANG in 2014.
				0047 is *Spirit of Middle Georgia*
97-0049			Gulfstream Aerospace C-37A
				MSN 566.  Gulfstream V previously N466GA.  For US Army, registered as N8VQ Sep 2005 and cancelled Nov 2005.
					N8VQ cancelled Nov 2005.  Plane was relabeled 05-1944 , apparently to commemorate the D-Day landings

97-0100 			Northrop Grumman E-8C JSTARS
				Boeing 707 airframe modified by Northrop Grumman as JSTARS aircraft
				P-11 ex MSN 19986, originally 707-355C delivered as F-BJCM in 1968
					to Air France, then N723GS, EL-AIY, N707MB. 
97-0101/0105		Cessna UC-35A
				Military version of Citation V Ultra (Model 560)
				MSN 560-0452,0456,0462,0468,0472
				0105 is N5097H
97-0106/0111		Lockheed Martin F-16C Block 50D Fighting Falcon
				MSN CC-208/CC-213.
				0109 (29th FW, 79th FS) collided with 91-0398 Mar 9, 2004.  Both aircraft
					landed safely at Shaw AFB, NC
97-0112/0121		Lockheed Martin F-16CJ Block 52 Fighting Falcon
				MSN DA-13/DA-22.  For Singapore under Peace Carvin III.
				0112 with 425th FS in USAF markings at Luke AFB training Singapore pilots
				0113 with 425th FS in USAF markings at Luke AFB training Singapore pilots
				0114 noted Mar 2005 in USAF markings with 482nd FS at Cannon
					AFB, presumably for training of Singapore AF pilots
				0116 noted Mar 2005 in USAF markings with 482nd FS at Cannon
					AFB, presumably for training of Singapore AF pilots
				0117 noted Mar 2005 in USAF markings with 482nd FS at Cannon
					AFB, presumably for training of Singapore AF pilots
				0120 with 425th FS in USAF markings at Luke AFB training Singapore pilots
				0121 with 425th FS, 56th FW) at Luke AFB.  Not sure if it is being
					used for training of Singapore AF pilots.
97-0122/0123		Lockheed Martin F-16D Block 52 Fighting Falcon
				MSN DB-19/DB-20.  For Singapore under Peace Carvin III
				0122 Singapore AF 639
				0123 Singapore AF 640

97-0200/0201		Northrop Grumman E-8C JSTARS
				Boeing 707 airframes modified by Northrop Grumman as JSTARS aircraft.
				0200 MSN P-12.  Ex 707-347C MSN 20317 (CC-137) delivered to Canadian Armed Forces
					as 13703 in 1970. Was this built?  Was seen at Robins AFB
					May 4, 2005.
				0201 MSN P-13.  Ex 707-347C MSN 20318 (CC-137) delivered to Canadian Armed Forces
					as 13704 in 1970. Seen at RAF Mildenhall May 29, 2005.

97-0217/0222		Boeing F-15E-61-MC Strike Eagle
				0217 MSN 1345/E216
				0218 MSN 1347/E217
				0219 MSN 1349/E218
				0220 MSN 1351/E219
				0221 MSN 1353/E220
				0222 MSN 1355/E221

97-0231			Cessna 525 Citationjet N606MG MSN 0231 painted with a quasi-USAF
					color scheme with fake serial 97-0231.

97-0400/0401		Gulfstream Aerospace C-37A 
				Gulfstream V MSN 521, 542 for USAF.  Ex N521GA, N642GA.

97-0500			Bombardier DHC-8/Q200.
				Civil registry N355PH.  Assigned to 524th SOS, 27th SOW) crashlanded in field 61 mi NNW of Bamako, Mali on flight
					from Mauritania to Bamako.  Some minor injures, one severe injury.

97-1317/1320		Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules
				MSN 5318, 5354, 5355, 5358.  For Taiwan as 1317/1320
97-1321/1322		Bell OH-58D(I) Kiowa Warrior
				1322 (1-17th Cav) hit by ground fire in Iraq Jan 15, 2005,
					igniting rocket in starboard rocket pod.  Crew landed,
					extinguished fire, and took off and returned to base. AFM 10/2005

97-1351/1354		Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules
				To Maryland ANG at Essex, MD
				1351 (MSN 382-5469, 175th WG, 135th AG)named 'Pride of Baltimore II'.  Noted with 48th AS, 314th AW at Huntsville,
					AL Apr 23, 2015
				1352 (MSN 382-5470)
				1353 (MSN 382-5471)
				1354 (MSN 382-5472)

97-1703			Boeing AH-64A Apache
				Constructed from parts or used spares

97-1931			Lockheed Martin EC-130J Hercules
				MSN 382-5477 for 193SOS with Pennsylvania ANG.

97-1944			Gulfstream Aerospace C-37A
				MSN 566.  Gulfstream V N466GA.  For US Army, registered as N8VQ.  Originally
					carried the military registration of 97-0049. Registration
					N8VQ cancelled Nov 2005, plane was relabeled 97-1944, apparently
					to commemorate the D-Day landings, but had no official meaning.  Later relabeled 05-1944

97-3015/3024		Raytheon T-6A Texan II
				MSN PT-19/28
				3019 has c/r N2842B
				3021 (3rd FTS, 479th FTG in 2002)
				3023 (3rd FTS, 479th FTG in 2002)

97-3031/3038		General Atomics RQ-1K/L Predator
				MSN P-031/038
				3031 crashed in Pakistan Jan 22, 2002 after operator completed checklist items in wrong order,
					leasing to stability augmentation system and engine ignition being inadvertently
					turned off in flight
				3034 seen in Afghanistan carrying two Hellfire missiles.  It was a test vehicle for MQ-1L, and made
					a missile launch Feb 16, 2001.  With 46ERS
				3035 (RQ-1L, MSN P-035) on loan to US Navy.
				3036 (57th Wing, 15th RS) crashed in Iraq Dec 11, 2003.

97-3091			Dornier C-146A Wolfhound
				Dornier Do328-110 MSN 3091.  Ex D-CPRU, TF-CSA, D-CIRQ, N391EF.  To 27th SOW, 524th SOS.  Maybe this should be 07-3091

97-3093			Dornier C-146A Wolfhound
				Dornier Do328-110 MSN 3093.  
					Ex D-CDXD, D-CPRV, TF-CSDP, N545EF.  To Sierra Nevada Corp, Bogota.  Cancelled, date not recorded.
					Registered N454EF to USAF Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida Sep 18, 2014.

97-5006/5007		General Atomics RQ-1A Predator (Tier II) Ground Control Station

97-5303/5308		Lockheed Martin WC-130J Hercules
				For Air Force Reserve.
				5302 (MSN 382-5453) has civil registration of N4161T
				5303 (MSN 382-5473)
				5304 (MSN 382-5474) has FAA N4099R/54
				5305 (MSN 382-5475)
				5307 (MSN 382-5476)

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97-00124/00136		Bell OH-58D(R) Kiowa
				MSN 43404/43416
				00124 crashed in Iraq with 4-3rd ACR Feb 25, 2004.  2 crew killed.
				00127 noted during March 2003 in storage in damaged condition at the 
					AMCOM/Dynacorp facility at Temple/Draughton-Miller RAP, TX.
					Damaged Dec 19, 2000 in hard landing at a high-altitude base.
				00128 (P Troop, 4/43rd ACR) damaged by small arms fire in Iraq Oct 11, 2003 (AFM 11/2003)
				00130 (1-25th Avn) collided with 94-0172 and crashed in SW Baghdad Oct 16, 2004.	
					Two crew in one copter were killed, 2 in the other wer injured and were
					rescued by AH-64D of 1-227th AVn which put one crewman in the helo's front
					seat and strapped the other plus AH-64 copilot to outside of helo	
				00135 crashed (C Company 1-25th AVN) near Vozuka, Bosnia Jun 4, 2002 after striking high-tension cables.  
					Crew slightly injured, helicopter suffered Class A damage.

97-01326			Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrier

97-05025/05048		Boeing AH-64D Lot 2 Longbow Apache
				MSN PVD025/PVD048.  Remanufactured from AH-64As.
				05025 AH-64D PVD025 ex AH-64A 84-24221 (PV081)
				05026 AH-64D PVD026 ex AH-64A 84-24274 (PV134)
				05027 AH-64D PVD027 ex AH-64A 85-25438 (PV259).  Converted to Block 3
				05028 AH-64D PVD028 ex AH-64A 85-25423 (PV244)
				05029 AH-64D PVD029 ex AH-64A 85-25425 (PV246)
				05030 AH-64D PVD030 ex AH-64A 84-24268 (PV128)
				05031 AH-64D PVD031 ex AH-64A 83-23816 (PV041).  (21st Cav Brigade) crashed at
					Ft Hood Oct 7, 1998 and w/o
				05032 AH-64D PVD032 ex AH-64A 83-23794 (PV019).  (A Co/2-101st Avn) crashed whilst 
					landing at Forward Operating Base Shell, south-west Iraq Mar 28, 2003. Crew survived
				05033 AH-64D PVD033 ex AH-64A 83-23818 (PV043)
				05034 AH-64D PVD034 ex AH-64A 84-24225 (PV085)
				05035 AH-64D PVD035 ex AH-64A 82-23359 (PV005).  (B Co/2-101st Avn) reported to have 
					crashed in Iraq Apr 3, 2003
				05036 AH-64D PVD036 ex AH-64A 83-23809 (PV034)
				05037 AH-64D PVD037 ex AH-64A 83-23826 (PV051)
				05038 AH-64D PVD038 ex AH-64A 83-23795 (PV020)
				05039 AH-64D PVD039 ex AH-64A 83-23801 (PV026).  Suffered class B damage with 2-101 Avn Jun 25, 2003
					at Ft. Campbell, KY.  While firing the 30-mm cannon, ordnance below the helo exploded.
					Pilot made emergency rolling landing.  AFM 1/2006
				05040 AH-64D PVD040 ex AH-64A 83-23819 (PV044)
				05041 AH-64D PVD041 ex AH-64A 84-24224 (PV084)
				05042 AH-64D PVD042 ex AH-64A 85-25427 (PV248)
				05043 AH-64D PVD043 ex AH-64A 83-23822 (PV047)
				05044 AH-64D PVD044 ex AH-64A 85-25453 (PV274)
				05045 AH-64D PVD045 ex AH-64A 83-23796 (PV021), 
				05046 AH-64D PVD046 ex AH-64A 83-23831 (PV056) 
				05047 AH-64D PVD047 ex AH-64A 84-24212 (PV072)
				05048 AH-64D PVD048 ex AH-64A 84-24213 (PV073)

97-26738/26743		Sikorsky UH-60L Lot 20 Black Hawk
				26738 MSN 702408
				26739 MSN 702409
				26741 MSN 702415
				26742 MSN 702421
				26743 MSN 702422
97-26744/26767		Sikorsky UH-60L Lot 21 Black Hawk
				26744 MSN 702403.
				26746 MSN 702400
				26747 MSN 702401
				26749 MSN 702395
				26750 MSN 702404
				26752 MSN 702407
				26753 MSN 702411
				26755 MSN 702414
				26756 (A Company 2-2nd AVN) w/o Jun 30, 1998.
				26757 MSN 702418
				26758 MSN 702420
				26759 MSN 702425
				26760 MSN 702426
				26761 MSN 702428
				26762 MSN 702430
				26763 MSN 702431
				26764 MSN 702432.  (2-501st Avn) Crashed in Iraq Sep 2, 2003 while attempting
					to land in brownout conditions.  Aircraft impacted ground and came
					to rest inverted.  One soldier was killed.
				26765 MSN 702433
				26766 MSN 702434
				26767 MSN 702436
97-26768/26771		Sikorsky HH-60L Lot 21 Black Hawk
97-26772/26779		Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk
				26773 MSN 702286
				26775 MSN 702446
				26776 MSN 702452 (41st RQS) crashed into Kissimmee River, FL Oct 14, 2001 when control was lost during
					steep turn at low altitude.
				26777 MSN 702457
				26778 (MSN 702460) crahsed in Afghanistan with 347th RW/41st RQS Mar 23, 2003.
				26779 (MSN 702557 (41st ERQS) damaged in heavy landing at Orgun-e, Afghanistan
					Aug 13, 2002.  Crew of 6 escaped with minor injuries.  Has been
					repaired and returned to service.
97-26780/26794		Sikorsky S-70A-50 Yanshuf	
				To IDF/AF 
				26780 to IDF/AF as 908, reregistered as 808
				26781 to IDF/AF as 912, reregistered as 812
				26782 to IDF/AF as 914, reregistered as 814
				26783 to IDF/AF as 916, reregistered as 816
				26784 to IDF/AF as 920, reregistered as 820
				26785 to IDF/AF as 922, reregistered as 822
				26786 to IDF/AF as 925, reregistered as 825
				26787 to IDF/AF as 927, reregistered as 827
				26788 to IDF/AF as 930, reregistered as 830
				26789 MSN 702448 to IDF/AF as 932, reregistered as 832 
				26790 MSN 702449 to IDF/AF as 934, reregistered as 834.   
				26791 MSN 702451 to IDF/AF as 937, reregisterdd as 837
				26792 to IDF/AF as 940, reregistered as 840
				26793 to IDF/AF as 945, reregistered as 845
				26794 to IDF/AF as 956, reregistered as 856


97-95007			Mil Mi-17

Note:  Boeing merged with McDonnell Douglas on August 1, 1997.