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Airframe Details for F-16 #93-0554




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Aircraft: : 93-0554
LM Aero T/V CC-189
Plant Lockheed
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 93554
F-16C Block 50Q
Current USAF 93554
F-16C Block 50Q
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
25 Apr 1996 [act] 93554 F-16C Block 50Q
26 Apr 1996 [act] 93554 USAF 78 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50Q
Apr 2005 [act] 93554 USAF 55 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50Q
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 55 FS
27 May 2008 [act] 93554 USAF 55 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50Q
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 55 FS
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Deployed with the 77th FS and 55th FS crew rotated through a few months later.
12 Nov 2008 [msh] 93554 USAF 55 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50Q News Article
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 55 FS
Destroyed on the ground when a fire broke out while the engine was running at Balad AB, Iraq. Pilot opened the canopy and escaped without any issues. Fire destroyed a lot of the fuselage and warped the right wing. Investigation and details pending.
12 Nov 2008 [w/o] 93554 USAF 55 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50Q AIB Report

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SSgt. Patrick Hemenway

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78th Fighter Squadron "Bushmasters" , 2000 -

MSgt. Todd Roberts

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78th Fighter Squadron "Bushmasters" , 1997 - 1999

SSgt. Ronald Welch

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78th Fighter Squadron "Bushmasters" , -


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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