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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2068




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Aircraft: : 89-2068
LM Aero T/V 1C-221
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89068
F-16C Block 40F
Current USAF 89068
F-16C Block 40F
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Nov 1990 [act] 89068 F-16C Block 40F
Dec 1990 [act] 89068 USAF 68 TFS 'MY' F-16C Block 40F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 68 TFS
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89068 USAF 68 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 68 FS
Mar 2001 [act] 89068 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40F
Oct 2005 [act] 89068 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40F
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

09 Jan 2006 [act] 89068 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40F
Mar 2011 [act] 89068 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40F
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

Unknown [act] 89068 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40F
Apr 2015 [act] 89068 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40F
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

04 May 2015 [msh] 89068 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40F
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

Departed the runway while landing at Bagram AB, Afghanistan on May 4, 2015. Pilot was uninjured and aircraft was easily repaired in theatre.
Jun 2015 [act] 89068 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40F
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

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MSgt. Michael Reyes

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68th Fighter Squadron "Lightning Lancers" , 1992 - 1994
I was ADCC to JR Ewing. Met my mentor in the AF, Bob Leydig. One of the hardest working CC's I've seen. Went to school with John Burton, Chris Stegent, Brian Lorton, Dan House and Juicy. Man we had fun at MacDill.

MSgt. Jason Johnson

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68th Fighter Squadron "Lightning Lancers" , 1993 - 1996

SSgt. Ryan Alfke

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555th Fighter Squadron "Triple Nickel" , 1999 - 2003
We got this turd from Moody after the 68th FS was deactivated. Turd, nuff said....

TSgt. Ricky Day

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68th Fighter Squadron "Lightning Lancers" , 1991 - 1992


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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