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Airframe Details for F-16 #82-1040

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Aircraft: : 82-1040
LM Aero T/V 62-106
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 82040
F-16B Block 15M
Current USAF 82040
F-16B Block 15M ADF
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
16 Dec 1983 [act] 82040 F-16B Block 15M
Jan 1984 [act] 82040 USAF 4 TFS 'HL' F-16B Block 15M
Unknown [con] 82040 F-16B Block 15M ADF
Jun 1990 [act] 82040 USAF 179 FIS F-16B Block 15M ADF
19 Dec 1991 [msh] 82040 USAF 179 FIS F-16B Block 15M ADF
Crashed in Panama, killing both pilots, Lt. Col. Jeff Dennis and SSgt. Chris Ford. After a 10-day search, the wreckage of the aircraft was never located.
19 Dec 1991 [w/o] 82040 USAF 179 FIS F-16B Block 15M 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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