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Airframe Details for F-16 #90-0792




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Aircraft: : 90-0792
LM Aero T/V 1D-70
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 90792
F-16D Block 40J
Current USAF 90792
F-16D Block 40J
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Jan 1992 [act] 90792 F-16D Block 40J
Feb 1992 [act] 90792 USAF 309 FS 'HS' F-16D Block 40J
Mar 1993 [act] 90792 USAF 309 FS 'SW' F-16D Block 40J
Jun 1994 [act] 90792 USAF 36 FS 'OS' F-16D Block 40J
25 Mar 1998 [msh] 90792 USAF 36 FS 'OS' F-16D Block 40J News Article
Crashed into the Yellow Sea 100 kilometres west of Osan AB, South Korea at 20:52 hours. The aircraft was part of a four-ship formation on a combat training mission. Eleven hours after the mishap, the body of Captain Keith A. Sands was found. United States Air Force , Navy and Korean Air Force helped in the search. Korean Navy minesweepers found the wreckage, but the USS Salvor (ARS-52) salvaged 300 pieces to the aircraft, but lacked one large portion. Cause of the crash is still unknown.
25 Mar 1998 [w/o] 90792 USAF 36 FS 'OS' F-16D Block 40J

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Capt. Adrian Meyer

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36th Fighter Squadron "Flying Fiends" , 1994 - 1995
This bus kept me busy..was part of the start of the 1600 hr landing gear for the Block 40's.


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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