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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2028

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Aircraft: : 89-2028
LM Aero T/V 1C-181
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89028
F-16C Block 42E
Current USAF 89028
F-16C Block 42E
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
14 Aug 1990 [act] 89028 F-16C Block 42E
Oct 1990 [act] 89028 USAF 36 TFS 'OS' F-16C Block 42E
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89028 USAF 36 FS 'OS' F-16C Block 42E
Jun 1993 [act] 89028 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42E
Feb 1996 [act] 89028 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42E
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 125 FS
Jun 1996 [act] 89028 USAF 425 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42E
Apr 1999 [act] 89028 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42E
25 Jun 2007 [act] 89028 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42E
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

One of two aircraft sent later than the rest to replace the aircraft lost on June 16, 2007.
Oct 2007 [act] 89028 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42E
21 Jun 2017 [msh] 89028 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42E News Article
Caught fire during take off from Ellington Field and the pilot decided to eject, which he did safely.
21 Jun 2017 [w/o] 89028 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42E

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TSgt. Mark Eastty

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36th Fighter Squadron "Flying Fiends" , 1992 - 1993

TSgt. Jason Perrin

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125th Fighter Squadron "Tulsa Vipers" , 2005 -

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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