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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1489

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Aircraft: : 85-1489
LM Aero T/V 5C-269
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85489
F-16C Block 30B
Current USAF 85489
F-16C Block 30B
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
28 Feb 1987 [act] 85489 F-16C Block 30B
10 Mar 1987 [act] 85489 USAF 13 TFS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85489 USAF 13 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
Aug 1995 [act] 85489 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30B
17 Nov 1998 [msh] 85489 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30B News Article
Crashed 70 miles southeast of Indianapolis, Indiana on the north side of the Jefferson Proving Grounds. The aircraft was from the Indiana Air National Guard at Terre Haute. First Lieutenant Chris Snyder was able to eject safely. The mishap occurred at about 14:40 hours. Cause was found to be engine failure.
17 Nov 1998 [w/o] 85489 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30B

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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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