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Airframe Details for F-16 #93-0525




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Aircraft: : 93-0525
LM Aero T/V BC-64
Plant TAI
Local C/N TK-XXX
Delivered EAF 9979
F-16C Block 40R
Current EAF 9979
F-16C Block 40R
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 May 1995 [act] 9979 F-16C Block 40R
FMS Program: Peace Vector IV
Jun 1995 [act] 9979 EAF 272 TFW F-16C Block 40R
12 Jun 1999 [msh] 9979 EAF 272 TFW F-16C Block 40R News Article
Departed the runway while landing and the pilot ejected safely. The fuselage was destroyed from station 88 forward. The cockpit was burned out by the ejection seat. All three gear were heavily damaged as well as the engine intake. A team from the 649th Combat Logistics Support Squadron based out of Hill AFB, Utah went to Egypt to survey the damage and bring the aircraft back to the United States. It arrived at Hill AFB, Utah in the summer of 2000. The aircraft only had 150 flying hours and estimated at $3.2 million to fix was deemed worth while. As of early February 2005 the aircraft has been returned to flying status and is waiting to be delivered back to the Egyptian Air Force.
Feb 2005 [act] 9979 F-16C Block 40R
Returned to flying status and has been spotted around Lockheed's Fort Worth facility.
07 Jun 2005 [act] 9979 EAF 272 TFW F-16C Block 40R
Redelivered to Egypt.

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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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