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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1289




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Aircraft: : 84-1289
LM Aero T/V 5C-126
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84289
F-16C Block 25E
Current USAF 84289
F-16C Block 25E
Status [i/a]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
16 Jan 1986 [act] 84289 F-16C Block 25E
13 Feb 1986 [act] 84289 USAF 86 TFW 'RS' F-16C Block 25E
Dec 1986 [act] 84289 USAF 496 TFS 'HR' F-16C Block 25E
12 Oct 1988 [msh] 84289 USAF 496 TFS 'HR' F-16C Block 25E AIB Report
Pilot landed aircraft short of runway at Hahn AB, Germany after an engine failure. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway and the pilot was able to egress by lifting the canopy from the damaged canopy frame. Pictures show that the jet was destroyed and it broke after the canopy section. But it nevertheless was repaired with parts of 3 other airframes and serves as a static now.
Unknown [i/a] 84289 F-16C Block 25E
Syracuse, New York
Sep 1996 [i/a] 84289 'NY' F-16C Block 25E "Roman Lab"

Used as a recruiting aid with the New York ANG, right side of aircraft is Rome Lab markings, left side is regular NY ANG markings with '174 FW'.

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SrA. Marc Lotter

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496th Tactical Fighter Squadron "The World's Finest" , -


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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