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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0004




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Aircraft: : 78-0004
LM Aero T/V 61-10
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78004
F-16A Block 1
Current USAF 78004
F-16A Block 1
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
16 Feb 1979 [act] 78004 F-16A Block 1
17 Feb 1979 [act] 78004 USAF 16 TFTS 'HL' F-16A Block 1
Apr 1983 [act] 78004 USAF 310 TFTS 'LF' F-16A Block 1
11 Feb 1985 [msh] 78004 USAF 310 TFTS 'LF' F-16A Block 1
Destroyed near Luke AFB, Arizona at Gila Bend Auxillary Air Field due to an engine failure. Pilot ejected safely.
11 Feb 1985 [w/o] 78004 USAF 310 TFTS 'LF' F-16A Block 1

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SSgt. Joni Kelsey

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16th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Tomahawks" , 1979 - 1982
THERE WAS A GIRL NAMED ANN THAT WAS THE DCC ON THIS. AND I BELEIVE SHE WAS A COMM /NAV TROOP TOO!


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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