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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0306




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Aircraft: : 87-0306
LM Aero T/V 5C-567
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87306
F-16C Block 30H
Current USAF 87306
F-16C Block 30H
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
06 Jan 1989 [act] 87306 F-16C Block 30H
Feb 1989 [act] 87306 USAF 36 TFS 'OS' F-16C Block 30H
Nov 1992 [act] 87306 USAF 14 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30H
Aug 1995 [act] 87306 USAF 522 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30H
Jun 2003 [act] 87306 USAF 188 FS 'NM' F-16C Block 30H
Unknown [act] 87306 USAF 188 FS F-16C Block 30H
29 Oct 2007 [act] 87306 USAF 188 FS F-16C Block 30H "OIF 2007/2008"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Wore 15 bomb markings and one gun strafe marking. Of the bomb markings there are two types, five look like GBUs.
Unknown [act] 87306 USAF 188 FS F-16C Block 30H
Jul 2011 [act] 87306 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16C Block 30H
05 Apr 2017 [msh] 87306 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16C Block 30H News Article
The F-16 suffered from an improper assembly of the main engine control and consequently crashed near Andrews AFB at 9:13 hours local. The pilot ejected safely.
05 Apr 2017 [w/o] 87306 USAF 121 FS 'DC' 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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