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Airframe Details for F-16 #81-0770

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Aircraft: : 81-0770
LM Aero T/V 61-451
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 81770
F-16A Block 15G
Current USAF 81770
F-16A Block 15G ADF
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
28 Jan 1983 [act] 81770 F-16A Block 15G
Feb 1983 [act] 81770 USAF 388 TFW 'HL' F-16A Block 15G
Mar 1986 [act] 81770 USAF 16 TFS 'HL' F-16A Block 15G
Nov 1986 [act] 81770 USAF 422 TES 'WA' F-16A Block 15G
Apr 1989 [act] 81770 USAF 114 TFTS F-16A Block 15G
Unknown [con] 81770 F-16A Block 15G ADF
15 Mar 1992 [act] 81770 USAF 114 FS F-16A Block 15G ADF
29 Nov 1993 [msh] 81770 USAF 114 FS F-16A Block 15G ADF
Lost near Tulelake, California. The pilot, 1st Lieutenant Stephen Taylor, a student pilot from the Vermont ANG, died in the crash. The aircraft was engaged in BFM with an instructor at the time of the crash. Spatial disorientation was most likely the cause.
29 Nov 1993 [w/o] 81770 USAF 114 FS F-16A Block 15G ADF AIB Report

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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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