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Airframe Details for F-16 #97-0109




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Aircraft: : 97-0109
LM Aero T/V CC-211
Plant LM Aero
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 97109
F-16C Block 50D
Current USAF 97109
F-16C Block 50D
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 97109 F-16C Block 50D
Apr 2002 [act] 97109 USAF 85 TES 'OT' F-16C Block 50D
Oct 2002 [act] 97109 USAF 79 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50D
09 Mar 2004 [msh] 97109 USAF 79 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50D AIB Report
Suffered a mid-air with F-16C (#91-0398) at approximately 14:40 hours, 35 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Both aircraft landed safely.
Jun 2004 [act] 97109 USAF 79 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50D
11 Oct 2009 [act] 97109 USAF 79 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50D
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

25 Sep 2011 [act] 97109 USAF 79 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50D
Deployment: New Dawn

Unknown [act] 97109 USAF 79 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50D
02 Jul 2013 [msh] 97109 USAF 79 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50D
Collided with an antenna while landing at Shaw AFB, South Carolina. A team had to fly in from Hill AFB, Utah. A bulkhead, both ventral fins, the 'bathtub' panel, the engine and engine bay, along with the landing gear and landing gear door were just some of the parts replaced over the next almost two years. Returned to the air on April 8, 2015 with a code 1 flight.
08 Apr 2015 [act] 97109 USAF 79 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50D
Oct 2016 [act] 97109 USAF 79 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 50D
Deployment: Freedom Sentinel

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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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