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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0343




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Aircraft: : 86-0343
LM Aero T/V 5C-449
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86343
F-16C Block 30E
Current USAF 86343
F-16C Block 30E
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
28 Mar 1988 [act] 86343 F-16C Block 30E
Apr 1988 [act] 86343 USAF 613 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30E
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 613 TFS/AMU
Nov 1990 [act] 86343 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30E
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 40 missions.
Aug 1991 [act] 86343 USAF 23 TFS 'SP' F-16C Block 30E
01 Oct 1991 [act] 86343 USAF 23 FS 'SP' F-16C Block 30E
11 Aug 1993 [msh] 86343 USAF 23 FS 'SP' F-16C Block 30E
Crashed into the Adriatic Sea after an engine stall. The pilot ejected safely.
11 Aug 1993 [w/o] 86343 USAF 23 FS 'SP' F-16C Block 30E 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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