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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0533




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Aircraft: : 88-0533
LM Aero T/V 1C-135
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88533
F-16C Block 40D
Current USAF 88533
F-16C Block 40D
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
21 May 1990 [act] 88533 F-16C Block 40D
23 May 1990 [act] 88533 USAF 69 TFS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D
Apr 1991 [act] 88533 USAF 31 TFW 'HS' F-16C Block 40D
01 Oct 1991 [act] 88533 USAF 31 FW 'HS' F-16C Block 40D
Apr 1993 [act] 88533 USAF 308 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D
Jul 1994 [act] 88533 USAF 69 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D
Apr 1995 [act] 88533 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D
May 1996 [act] 88533 USAF 421 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D
Jan 1999 [act] 88533 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D
17 Oct 2001 [msh] 88533 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D AIB Report
Went off the runway during takeoff roll at Hill AFB at 21:50 hours on a night training flight. The aircraft veered off the runway forcing the pilot to eject. Cause was a blown nose gear tire which resulted in loss of directional control. Pilot, Captain Casey J. Tidgewell, sustained only minor injuries. Damage to the aircraft was significant. Cause of the crash was a blown nose wheel which severed important wires and control was lost.
28 Oct 2003 [act] 88533 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D
Back in service after extensive repairs at the depot at Hill AFB.
Jun 2016 [act] 88533 USAF 57 FW F-16C Block 40D
Earmarked for assignment for the yet to be activated 24th TASS and still in the markings of the 4th Fighter Squadron.
Aug 2016 [act] 88533 USAF 24 TASS 'WA' F-16C Block 40D
Still in the markings of the 4th FS.

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TSgt. Israel Woodmancy

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , 2007 - 2008
Viper West Demo Team. Good jet and fun job.

SSgt. Tavis Garren

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Viper West Demo Team , -


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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