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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0168

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Aircraft: : 88-0168

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LM Aero T/V 1D-22
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88168
F-16D Block 40C
Current USAF 88168
F-16D Block 40C
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
14 Feb 1990 [act] 88168 F-16D Block 40C
15 Feb 1990 [act] 88168 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16D Block 40C
30 Jul 1991 [msh] 88168 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16D Block 40C
Flew into the ground near Ely, Nevada at 22:25 hours with 1st Lt. Keith G. Nylander not ejecting. He flew straight into the ground during a two-ship LANTIRN test run.
30 Jul 1991 [w/o] 88168 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16D Block 40C AIB Report

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MSgt. Dale Larson

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34th Fighter Squadron "Rams" , 1991 - 1993
This is the only jet I crewed that crashed while I crewed her.

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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