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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2108




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Aircraft: : 89-2108
LM Aero T/V 1C-261
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89108
F-16C Block 40G
Current USAF 89108
F-16C Block 40G
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Jan 1991 [act] 89108 F-16C Block 40G
Feb 1991 [act] 89108 USAF 308 TFS 'HS' F-16C Block 40G
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89108 USAF 308 FS 'HS' F-16C Block 40G
Aug 1992 [act] 89108 USAF 68 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40G
Apr 1995 [act] 89108 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40G
Mar 2002 [act] 89108 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40G "Lets Roll"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Lets Roll decal applied
Aug 2007 [act] 89108 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40G
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

05 Oct 2008 [act] 89108 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40G
22 Jun 2009 [msh] 89108 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40G News Article
The aircraft crashed in a remote part of the Utah Test And Training Range at 22:25h local time. The pilot, Captain George Bryan Houghton, was killed in the mishap. The crash was caused by target fixation and disorientation due to low night illumination.
22 Jun 2009 [w/o] 89108 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40G AIB Report

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SrA. Zach Blair

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , -
Tracy was a slave driver

SrA. Kenneth Erekson

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , -

SSgt. Kenneth Erekson

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , 2004 - 2008
Pride of the fleet until it was given to the 421

A1C. Timothy Haden

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421st Fighter Squadron "Black Widows" , 2008 -
I Was Assigned To The 421 FS 388 EMS Working Phase When We Got The Word That This Jet Went Down And The Unfortunate News That Pilot Cpt.Hougton Did Not Make It... I Worked On This Jet And We Finished The Phase On It The Week Prior.

Capt. Adrian Meyer

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USAF ACC 308 FS , 1992 - 1994
This was the 308 FS Commanders Aircraft when I had it.


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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