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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0357




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Aircraft: : 86-0357
LM Aero T/V 5C-463
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86357
F-16C Block 30E
Current USAF 86357
F-16C Block 30E
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
13 Apr 1988 [act] 86357 F-16C Block 30E
Oct 1988 [act] 86357 USAF 36 TFS 'OS' F-16C Block 30E
Dec 1991 [act] 86357 USAF 14 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30E "357 Magnum"
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 432 FW
Unknown [act] 86357 USAF 14 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30E
Jul 1995 [act] 86357 USAF 170 FS 'SI' F-16C Block 30E
Mar 1996 [act] 86357 USAF 522 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30E
Jun 2003 [act] 86357 USAF 188 FS 'NM' F-16C Block 30E
29 Oct 2007 [act] 86357 USAF 188 FS 'NM' F-16C Block 30E "Dedicated to ALL..."
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Similar art work was also applied to 87-0328 during the last OIF deployment in 2004. One bomb marking was applied to the nose. Looks like a JDAM.
Unknown [act] 86357 USAF 188 FS 'NM' F-16C Block 30E
Feb 2012 [act] 86357 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16C Block 30E
01 Aug 2013 [msh] 86357 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16C Block 30E News Article
The F-16 was involved in a mid-air collision with another F-16 of the 121st FS (#87-0314) when executing a routine night training mission off the coast of Chincoteague, approximately 70 miles southeast of Washington. The accident occurred over water at 22:28 local time. The pilot ejected and was rescued out of the water at 00:30 local on August 2nd. The other F-16 landed safely.
01 Aug 2013 [w/o] 86357 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16C Block 30E AIB Report

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SSgt. Ryan Breitkreutz

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14th Fighter Squadron "Samurais" , 1993 - 1994

SrA. Scott Kinnison

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522nd Fighter Squadron "Fireballs" , 1998 - 1998


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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Errors and Omissions

Aug 29, 2008 - 09:29 PM
wrong nose art

the nose art applied to this was lethal injection NOT the "dedicated'




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