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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1502

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Aircraft: : 85-1502
LM Aero T/V 5C-282
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85502
F-16C Block 30B
Current USAF 85502
F-16C Block 30B
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Mar 1987 [act] 85502 F-16C Block 30B
May 1987 [act] 85502 USAF 13 TFS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 432 TFW
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85502 USAF 13 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
Aug 1994 [act] 85502 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16C Block 30B
Oct 1999 [act] 85502 USAF 188 FS 'NM' F-16C Block 30B
Mar 2009 [act] 85502 USAF 119 FS 'AC' F-16C Block 30B
10 Jun 2010 [sto] AAFG0680 USAF AMARC 'AC' F-16C Block 30B
23 Jul 2014 [act] 85502 USAF 82 ATRS 'AC' F-16C Block 30B
Pulled from AMARG for QF-16 program. After mod to QF-16C aircraft will be part project ACC3F032.
07 Nov 2014 [msh] 85502 USAF 82 ATRS 'AC' F-16C Block 30B News Article
Aircraft had not completed modifications to QF-16. The aircraft hit the water of the Gulf of Mexico roughly 74 miles south of Tyndall AFB at 8:34 local time during a routine missions. The pilot, Lt.Col. Matthew J. LaCourse, was unfortunately killed in the mishap. The cause was determined at spatial disorientation suffered by the pilot.
07 Nov 2014 [w/o] 85502 USAF 82 ATRS 'AC' F-16C Block 30B AIB Report

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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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