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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0045




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Aircraft: : 86-0045



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LM Aero T/V 5D-49
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86045
F-16D Block 30D
Current USAF 86045
F-16D Block 30D
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
25 Nov 1987 [act] 86045 F-16D Block 30D
Jan 1988 [act] 86045 USAF 35 TFS 'WP' F-16D Block 30D
17 Jul 1991 [msh] 86045 USAF 35 TFS 'WP' F-16D Block 30D
Hit the ground near Bangojin, South Korea. The crash occurred during an incentive flight with a crew chief. The pilot selected afterburner to start a mach run, but shortly after selecting full afterburner the crew heard a loud bang followed by a decrease in engine RPM. The pilot cleaned the wings by ejecting all external stores. Not long after that, engine RPM's dropped to zero and the aircraft soon became a two-seat glider. The pilot was able to guide the jet over water with the assist of the EPU and both the pilot and crew chief successfully ejected at 2,200 feet and were rescued by helicopter. This accident stopped the incentive flight program at Kunsan for a while.
17 Jul 1991 [w/o] 86045 USAF 35 TFS 'WP' F-16D Block 30D AIB Report

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MSgt. Ray LuMaye

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35th Fighter Squadron "Pantons" , 1990 - 1991
Aircraft crashed with my DCC in the back seat on an incentive flight. Both ejected safely into the Yellow Sea.


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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