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Airframe Details for F-16 #82-0971

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Aircraft: : 82-0971

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LM Aero T/V 61-564
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 82971
F-16A Block 15M
Current USAF 82971
F-16A Block 15M
Status [w/o]
Crewchief at the time was Sgt. Gary Waldrop and he still has the flight scarf (Yellow with black F-16s) that the pilot left with him before he took off that day.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
14 Dec 1983 [act] 82971 F-16A Block 15M
Jan 1984 [act] 82971 USAF 613 TFS 'TJ' F-16A Block 15M
25 Jun 1984 [msh] 82971 USAF 613 TFS 'TJ' F-16A Block 15M
Impacted the ground near Vilaruengo, Spain. Pilot, 1st Lieutenant Scott Trapp, was killed in the mishap.
25 Jun 1984 [w/o] 82971 USAF 613 TFS 'TJ' F-16A Block 15M

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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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