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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0487




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Aircraft: : 88-0487
LM Aero T/V 1C-89
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88487
F-16C Block 42C
Current USAF 88487
F-16C Block 42C
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Jan 1990 [act] 88487 F-16C Block 42C
Feb 1990 [act] 88487 USAF 312 TFTS 'LF' F-16C Block 42C
01 Oct 1991 [act] 88487 USAF 312 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42C
01 Apr 1994 [act] 88487 USAF 308 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42C
16 Jun 2015 [act] 88487 USAF 314 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42C
25 Nov 2015 [msh] 88487 USAF 314 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42C News Article
The aircraft went down around 08:45h local time near Salinas Peak, which is 45 miles northwest of Holloman AFB. The pilot ejected safely.
25 Nov 2015 [w/o] 88487 USAF 314 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42C

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SSgt. Cecil Kessler

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308th Fighter Squadron "Emerald Knights" , 2001 - 2005

SSgt. Jamie Wade

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308th Fighter Squadron "Emerald Knights" , 1995 - 1999

TSgt.(Ret.) Bill Malone

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308th Fighter Squadron "Emerald Knights" , 1994 - 1999


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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