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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1490

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Aircraft: : 85-1490
LM Aero T/V 5C-270
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85490
F-16C Block 30B
Current USAF AAFG0659
F-16C Block 30B
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
03 Mar 1987 [act] 85490 F-16C Block 30B
Apr 1987 [act] 85490 USAF 13 TFS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85490 USAF 13 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
14 Apr 1992 [msh] 85490 USAF 13 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B AIB Report
Right after take-off from Misawa AB, Japan the aircraft suffered an inflight emergency. It jettisonned both external fuel tanks and landed uneventfully. Pilot was Lt. Clay W. Hall.
Jul 1994 [act] 85490 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16C Block 30B
May 2000 [act] 85490 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16C Block 30B "Township of Columbus"
May 2004 [act] 85490 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16C Block 30B "Township of Columbus"
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Jun 2004 [act] 85490 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16C Block 30B "Township of Columbus"
06 May 2010 [sto] AAFG0659 USAF AMARC 'MI' F-16C Block 30B "Township of Columbus"

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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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