UPDATE: Lena, Illinois’ F-4 Phantom Jet Making Long Trek Home

LENA, ILLINOIS — Day one and two of disassembling the F-4 Phantom Jet has begun, and according to the Northwest Illinois F-4 Jet Memorial Project folks, they’ll have ten days to take the plane apart and then three to four days travel time to bring the jet home.

The city of Lena and all of Northwest Illinois will soon be the home of a retired F-4 Phantom II Fighter Jet. What started out as a conversation between friends, has turned into an effort to place an F-4 Phantom directly across the street from the American Legion Hall on Main Street in Lena. Below is an update of the progress.

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MY FRIEND'S CLOSET - THRIFT SHOP
DONATED $ 5000.00- 10-24-18

WE STILL NEED TO RAISE $110,000.00 TO ASSEMBLE- PAINT & THE BUILD PARK FOR THE JET.
TO DONATE GO TO FB PAGE- NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 JET MEMORIAL PROJECT- THANK YOU.

DONATIONS CAN BE SENT TO -
Northwest Illinois F-4 Jet Memorial Project
PO Box 290
Lena IL 61048
THANK YOU ...>>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH

NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 MEMORIAL COMMITTEE IS A 501(3) NON PROFIT CORPERATION & YOUR DONATION IS TAX DEDUCTABLE.
@ DONATION FED TAX# IS AVAILABLE.
NO GOODS OR SERVICES WERE RECEIVED IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR GIFT.
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MY FRIENDS CLOSET - THRIFT SHOP
DONATED $ 5000.00-  10-24-18

WE STILL NEED TO RAISE $110,000.00 TO ASSEMBLE- PAINT & THE BUILD PARK FOR THE JET.
TO DONATE GO TO FB PAGE- NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 JET MEMORIAL PROJECT- THANK YOU.

DONATIONS CAN BE SENT TO - 
Northwest Illinois F-4 Jet Memorial Project
PO Box 290
Lena IL 61048
THANK YOU ...>>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH

NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 MEMORIAL COMMITTEE IS A 501(3) NON PROFIT CORPERATION & YOUR DONATION IS TAX DEDUCTABLE.
@ DONATION FED TAX# IS AVAILABLE.
NO GOODS OR SERVICES WERE RECEIVED IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR GIFT.

1 week ago

Northwest Illinois F-4 Jet Memorial Project

KOREAN WAR VETERAN'S ASSOCIATION -
NORTHWEST IL CHAPTER 150
DONATION- $1500.00- - 10-24-18

WE STILL NEED TO RAISE $110,000.00 TO ASSEMBLE- PAINT & THE BUILD PARK FOR THE JET.
TO DONATE GO TO FB PAGE- NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 JET MEMORIAL PROJECT- THANK YOU.

DONATIONS CAN BE SENT TO -
Northwest Illinois F-4 Jet Memorial Project
PO Box 290
Lena IL 61048
THANK YOU ...>>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH

NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 MEMORIAL COMMITTEE IS A 501(3) NON PROFIT CORPERATION & YOUR DONATION IS TAX DEDUCTABLE.
@ DONATION FED TAX# IS AVAILABLE.
NO GOODS OR SERVICES WERE RECEIVED IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR GIFT.
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1 week ago

Northwest Illinois F-4 Jet Memorial Project

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2 weeks ago

Northwest Illinois F-4 Jet Memorial Project

2-2-19-F-4 @ RAFTERS REST LENA IL- HWY 20 & STAGECOACH RD.

WE STILL NEED TO RAISE$110,000.00 TO ASSEMBLE- PAINT & BUILD PARK FOR THE JET.
TO DONATE GO TO FB PAGE- NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 JET MEMORIAL PROJECT- THANK YOU.

DONATIONS CAN BE SENT TO -
Northwest Illinois F-4 Jet Memorial Project
PO Box 290
Lena IL 61048
THANK YOU ...>>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH

NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 MEMORIAL COMMITTEE IS A 501(3) NON PROFIT CORPERATION & YOUR DONATION IS TAX DEDUCTABLE.
@ DONATION FED TAX# IS AVAILABLE.
NO GOODS OR SERVICES WERE RECEIVED IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR GIFT.
... See MoreSee Less

2-2-19-F-4 @ RAFTERS REST LENA IL- HWY 20 & STAGECOACH RD.

WE STILL NEED TO RAISE$110,000.00 TO ASSEMBLE- PAINT & BUILD PARK FOR THE JET.
TO DONATE GO TO FB PAGE- NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 JET MEMORIAL PROJECT- THANK YOU.

DONATIONS CAN BE SENT TO - 
Northwest Illinois F-4 Jet Memorial Project
PO Box 290
Lena IL 61048
THANK YOU ...>>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH

NORTHWEST ILLINOIS F-4 MEMORIAL COMMITTEE IS A 501(3) NON PROFIT CORPERATION & YOUR DONATION IS TAX DEDUCTABLE.
@ DONATION FED TAX# IS AVAILABLE.
NO GOODS OR SERVICES WERE RECEIVED IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR GIFT.

 

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Might want to fix your decimal point on amount of money to raise.

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You can find more information about the project at these links below.

http://www.freeportnewsnetwork.com/top-stories/plans-in-the-works-to-bring-a-f-4-phantom-ii-fighter-jet-to-lena-illinois/

http://www.freeportnewsnetwork.com/news/featured/lena-illinois-f-4e-phantom-ii-jet-expected-to-land-in-lena-by-end-of-january/

https://www.mystateline.com/news/phantom-fighter-jet-begins-trip-to-lena-s-aerial-combat-memorial/1694608863

https://www.wifr.com/content/news/Phantom-jet-expected-to-move-to-Lena-by-end-of-January-504392301.html

https://www.wifr.com/content/news/Phantom-jet-expected-to-move-to-Lena-by-end-of-January-504392301.html

 

 

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One thought on “UPDATE: Lena, Illinois’ F-4 Phantom Jet Making Long Trek Home

  • February 2, 2019 at 2:25 pm
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    Went out this morning to see the Phantom. The guys were installing the the second folding wing tip. Great bunch of guys and great piece of American history. Really glad the Phantom survived it’s last duty as a drone, deserves much better than being blown out of the sky as an end to service. Check it out, good seeing an F4 up close again.

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