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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0273

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Aircraft: : 87-0273
LM Aero T/V 5C-534
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87273
F-16C Block 30H
Current USAF 87273
F-16C Block 30H
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
27 Sep 1988 [act] 87273 F-16C Block 30H
Oct 1988 [act] 87273 USAF 63 TFTS 'MC' F-16C Block 30H
01 Oct 1991 [act] 87273 USAF 63 FS 'MC' F-16C Block 30H
May 1994 [act] 87273 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16C Block 30H
Jul 1994 [act] 87273 USAF 176 FS 'WI' F-16C Block 30H "Fitchburg"
25 Jun 1995 [msh] 87273 USAF 176 FS 'WI' F-16C Block 30H "Fitchburg"
Went down 2 miles southeast of Strum, Wisconsin at 10:20 hours after engine began to loose thrust. The pilot, Captain John C. Wasserburger, ejected safely before aircraft impacted the terrain. The F-16 belonged to the Wisconsin ANG at the time of the crash.
25 Jun 1995 [w/o] 87273 USAF 176 FS 'WI' F-16C Block 30H 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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