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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0408




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Aircraft: : 88-0408
LM Aero T/V 5C-622
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88408
F-16C Block 30K
Current USAF 88408
F-16C Block 30K
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
21 Aug 1989 [act] 88408 F-16C Block 30K
Sep 1989 [act] 88408 USAF 26 AS F-16C Block 30K
Painted in Aggressor MiG-23 markings for the 26th AS but the squadron never activated.
Jan 1990 [act] 88408 USAF 80 TFS 'WP' F-16C Block 30K
02 Apr 1990 [msh] 88408 USAF 80 TFS 'WP' F-16C Block 30K
The mishap occurred at Kunsan AB, Korea due to an augmentor fuel tube failure at the flange weld and a resulting fire in the engine bay. The pilot, Stephen R. Howell, ejected safely.
02 Apr 1990 [w/o] 88408 USAF 80 TFS 'WP' F-16C Block 30K 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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