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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0226

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Aircraft: : 86-0226
LM Aero T/V 5C-332
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86226
F-16C Block 30C
Current USAF 86226
F-16C Block 30C
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Jul 1987 [act] 86226 F-16C Block 30C
Aug 1987 [act] 86226 USAF 480 TFS 'SP' F-16C Block 30C
Dec 1991 [act] 86226 USAF 149 TFS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
15 Mar 1992 [act] 86226 USAF 149 FS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
Aug 1995 [act] 86226 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30C
Unknown [act] 86226 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 181 FW
26 Jul 2001 [msh] 86226 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30C
Crashed near Parkersburg, Illinois at 14:40 hours. The pilot, Major Patrick Wade, ejected safely. Cause of the crash was that the no. 4 bearing seased.
26 Jul 2001 [w/o] 86226 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30C 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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