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Airframe Details for F-16 #83-1151

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Aircraft: : 83-1151
LM Aero T/V 5C-34
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 83151
F-16C Block 25B
Current USAF 83151
F-16C Block 25B
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Apr 1985 [act] 83151 F-16C Block 25B
Oct 1985 [act] 83151 USAF 19 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B
Aug 1990 [act] 83151 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B
03 Sep 1990 [msh] 83151 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B
Deployment: Desert Storm

Wingman observed fire coming out of engine during a training sortie. The pilot, Capt. Richard Setzer, was forced to eject. The pilot safely ejected over the Saudi Arabian Peninsula (Abu Dhabi). It was a pre-war loss and wreckage was recovered in attempt to find spare parts, but "none" were usable.
03 Sep 1990 [w/o] 83151 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B AIB Report
Canopy may be the one used as a door cover for deployed 363rd TFW O'Club.

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SSgt. Dean Collins

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33rd Fighter Squadron "Falcons" , 1983 - 1991
One of the best airplane in the 33rd. But was loss in desert due to engine problems. But I was still in shaw.

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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