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Airframe Details for F-16 #79-0343




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Aircraft: : 79-0343
LM Aero T/V 61-128
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 79343
F-16A Block 10
Current USAF 79343
F-16A Block 10
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
13 Nov 1980 [act] 79343 F-16A Block 10
18 Nov 1980 [act] 79343 USAF 428 TFS 'NA' F-16A Block 10
27 Dec 1982 [msh] 79343 USAF 428 TFS 'NA' F-16A Block 10
The crash occured somewhere over the Nevada desert.
27 Dec 1982 [w/o] 79343 USAF 428 TFS 'NA' F-16A Block 10
Lost in the Desert
Attrition mostly takes place in the early years of an F-16. This particular F-16, a USAF F-16A built in 1979 crashed 3 years after it rolled off the production line. The tail can still be found at the crash site in the Nevada desert.

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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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