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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2088




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Aircraft: : 89-2088
LM Aero T/V 1C-241
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89088
F-16C Block 42F
Current USAF 89088
F-16C Block 42F
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
27 Dec 1990 [act] 89088 F-16C Block 42F
Jan 1991 [act] 89088 USAF 19 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 42F
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89088 USAF 19 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42F
Apr 1993 [act] 89088 USAF 17 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42F
Oct 1993 [act] 89088 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42F
12 Oct 2000 [msh] 89088 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42F News Article
Pilot ejected with minor injuries and the F-16 fell into a field near Atlanta, Kansas. Cause was found to be engine failure after one of the bearings assemblies failed. The engine shut down, causing the pilot to attempt a restart. After the wingman saw fire coming out of the engine, he called for him to eject.
12 Oct 2000 [w/o] 89088 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42F AIB Report

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MSgt. Russ LaPorte

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138th Fighter Wing , -
Had this jet temporary while mine was at Falcon Up. Or as we called it "Fxxxckin up"


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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