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Gulf War Battle Damage A-10 77-0268 (Repaired)

31 Jan 91, 926th TFG/706th TFS (NO), Shrapnel damage in left cockpit area and RT engine by 37MM AAA. Col Bob Efferson, Commander, 926th TFG brought this battle damaged A-10 "Crescent Citys Desert Darlyn" riddled with 378 holes back to KFIA on 31 Jan 1991. Damage to Vert tail, horz tail, aft fuselage, both wings, left engine cowling. Blew left main tire after landing, skidded off the runway. 2 weeks to recover to MOB and then cannibalized. Sent to AMARC as AC0148 26 Oct 1992; still at AMARC as of 15 Jan 2008. No Battle Damage photos A-10 77-0268, but here's some nose art.