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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0222




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Aircraft: : 86-0222
LM Aero T/V 5C-328
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86222
F-16C Block 30C
Current USAF 86222
F-16C Block 30C
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
13 Jul 1987 [act] 86222 F-16C Block 30C
Aug 1987 [act] 86222 USAF 480 TFS 'SP' F-16C Block 30C
01 Oct 1991 [act] 86222 USAF 480 FS 'SP' F-16C Block 30C
Dec 1991 [act] 86222 USAF 149 TFS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
15 Mar 1992 [act] 86222 USAF 149 FS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
03 Dec 1993 [msh] 86222 USAF 149 FS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
Belly landed Byrd IAP, Richmond, Virginia, but damage was said to be repairable. Said to have accidentally landed on its centre line fuel tank. It was being flown by the Virginia ANG at the time of the mishap. The aircraft was in depot at Ogden ALC, Utah where it was repaired and returned for service with the 149th FS in 1998.
Dec 1998 [act] 86222 USAF 149 FS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
Oct 1999 [act] 86222 USAF 457 FS 'TX' F-16C Block 30C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 301 FW
Unknown [act] 86222 USAF 457 FS 'TX' F-16C Block 30C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 457 FS
Jul 2014 [act] 86222 USAF 457 FS 'TX' F-16C Block 30C

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MSgt. Henry Cummings

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480th Fighter Squadron "Warhawks" , 1987 - 1997
Had a patch in the side where somebody punched the ladder thru the skin.

TSgt. George Sherman

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457th Fighter Squadron "Spads" , -


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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