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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2079




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Aircraft: : 89-2079
LM Aero T/V 1C-232
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89079
F-16C Block 42F
Current USAF 89079
F-16C Block 42F
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Nov 1990 [act] 89079 F-16C Block 42F
Dec 1990 [act] 89079 USAF 19 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 42F
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89079 USAF 19 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42F
Jan 1994 [act] 89079 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 42F
20 Jan 1996 [msh] 89079 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 42F
Crashed about 10 miles from Cannon AFB at Clovia, New Mexico while on route to Luke AFB, Arizona. The pilot, Col. Phil Lehman, ejected but suffered serious back injuries.
20 Jan 1996 [w/o] 89079 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 42F

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MSgt. John Hoade

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19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" , 1991 - 1992
Took over this aircraft after the Demo Team and it was a great bomber and test aircraft.


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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