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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0316

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Aircraft: : 87-0316
LM Aero T/V 5C-577
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87316
F-16C Block 30J
Current USAF 87316
F-16C Block 30J
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
01 Feb 1989 [act] 87316 F-16C Block 30J
Mar 1989 [act] 87316 USAF 36 TFS 'OS' F-16C Block 30J
Nov 1992 [act] 87316 USAF 14 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30J
Aug 1995 [act] 87316 USAF 522 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30J
09 Sep 2002 [msh] 87316 USAF 522 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30J News Article
Crashed killing pilot Captain Benton Zettel. Aircraft was lost 50 miles west of Cannon AFB, New Mexico.
09 Sep 2002 [w/o] 87316 USAF 522 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30J AIB Report

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SSgt. Jason Pack

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522nd Fighter Squadron "Fireballs" , 1999 -
This jet crashed due to a pilot induced over G the pilot did not survive. It was overall a good jet I was sad.

MSgt. Mike McGuire

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36th Fighter Squadron "Flying Fiends" , 1989 - 1990
What a pig! Think she was in Korea to long, needed some fresh air. Had a very awesome TDY to the Philippines. Got another incentive ride over Korea, that was cool. My year is up and off to the DEPOT 2952 CLSS, in Ogden Ut. Time to see a different side of the aircraft.

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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