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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1246




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Aircraft: : 84-1246
LM Aero T/V 5C-83
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84246
F-16C Block 25C
Current USAF F16C 84-1246
F-16C Block 25C
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
24 Sep 1985 [act] 84246 F-16C Block 25C
Oct 1985 [act] 84246 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Unknown [msh] 84246 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Ingested a bird that caused engine failure sometime during 1988. Went off the runway. Nose gear broke and intake ploughed through soil. Aircraft was repaired, but never did go to combat as it didn't fly as well after this mishap.
Unknown [act] 84246 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Oct 1992 [act] 84246 USAF 389 FS 'MO' F-16C Block 25C
Aug 1994 [act] 84246 USAF 309 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 25C
14 Sep 2010 [sto] F16C 84-1246 USAF AMARC 'LF' F-16C Block 25C
Wrecked on July 13, 2014 during storm in which F-16A #80-0622 was flipped upside down on top of this aircraft.

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MSgt. Mitch Olivo

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , 1995 - 1996
ADCC on this one. Five-time Silver Star winner!

SSgt. Jon Mangis

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , 2006 - 2007
Good jet

TSgt. Byron Gwyn

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , 2004 - 2004


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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