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Airframe Details for F-16 #79-0386

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Aircraft: : 79-0386
LM Aero T/V 61-171
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 79386
F-16A Block 10B
Current USAF 79386
F-16A Block 10B
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Mar 1981 [act] 79386 F-16A Block 10B
31 Mar 1981 [act] 79386 USAF 388 TFW 'HL' F-16A Block 10B
Wore a large black number 4 on the rudder and a slightly smaller white number 4 where the tail code would be. Numbered for RAF Tactical Bombing Competition from May 26 to June 26, 1981.
Unknown [act] 79386 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16A Block 10B
19 Jan 1983 [msh] 79386 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16A Block 10B
Crashed in Great Salt Lake, Utah killing Lieutenant Colonel Bill George. The aircraft suffered a controlled flight into terrain (CFIT).
19 Jan 1983 [w/o] 79386 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16A Block 10B

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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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