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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0041

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Aircraft: : 78-0041
LM Aero T/V 61-37
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78041
F-16A Block 5
Current USAF 78041
F-16A Block 5
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
08 Dec 1979 [act] 78041 F-16A Block 5
21 Dec 1979 [act] 78041 USAF 61 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 5
09 Jan 1983 [act] 78041 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 5
Aug 1984 [act] 78041 USAF 466 TFS 'HI' F-16A Block 5
22 Mar 1990 [msh] 78041 USAF 466 TFS 'HI' F-16A Block 5
Had a mid-air collision with F-16A (#78-0045) near Wendover, Utah. The pilot, Major Tom Ward, ejected safely.
22 Mar 1990 [w/o] 78041 USAF 466 TFS 'HI' F-16A Block 5

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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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