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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0072




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Aircraft: : 78-0072
LM Aero T/V 61-68
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78072
F-16A Block 5
Current USAF 78072
F-16A Block 5
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Apr 1980 [act] 78072 F-16A Block 5
01 May 1980 [act] 78072 USAF 4 TFS 'HL' F-16A Block 5
Unknown [act] 78072 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 5
Oct 1982 [act] 78072 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 72 TFTS
19 Jun 1984 [msh] 78072 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 72 TFTS
Crashed at the airport in Bartow, Florida. Pilot ejected safely.
19 Jun 1984 [w/o] 78072 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 5

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MSgt. Ken Ramage

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , -


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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