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Airframe Details for F-16 #81-0758




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Aircraft: : 81-0758
LM Aero T/V 61-439
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 81758
F-16A Block 15F
Current USAF 81758
F-16A Block 15F ADF
Status [w/o]
It was crewed at Torrejon AB by Sgt. Gary Waldrop. Gen. Al Logan was the assigned pilot and he was the 16th Air Force commander. Gen. Logan was the person who named her.


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
16 Dec 1982 [act] 81758 F-16A Block 15F
Feb 1983 [act] 81758 USAF 612 TFS 'TJ' F-16A Block 15F "El Cazador"

Sep 1984 [act] 81758 USAF 10 TFS 'HR' F-16A Block 15F
Jun 1987 [act] 81758 USAF 31 TFW 'HS' F-16A Block 15F
Sep 1988 [act] 81758 USAF 119 FIS F-16A Block 15F
Unknown [con] 81758 F-16A Block 15F ADF
Unknown [act] 81758 USAF 119 FIS F-16A Block 15F ADF
01 Apr 1991 [msh] 81758 USAF 119 FIS F-16A Block 15F ADF
Crashed into Atlantic Ocean 50 miles south east of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The pilot, Major Robert Dean Ashenfelter, is missing and presumed dead. The flight was a training mission with three other F-16s.
01 Apr 1991 [w/o] 81758 USAF 119 FIS F-16A Block 15F ADF

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SSgt. Gary Waldrop

Crew Chief Profile
612th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Fighting 612th" , 1982 - 1985
It wa assigned to Maj Gen Al Logan and It was photographed over a bull ring in Madrid. The photo never took place. We were not allowed to fly an F16 over the city of Madrid so a photo was taken of a bull ring and 81-0758 was superimposed over the bullring. If you look thru the canopy you can see the contrast difference. 758 later crashed off the coast of New Jersey killing the pilot


Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available



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