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Airframe Details for F-16 #83-1078




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Aircraft: : 83-1078
LM Aero T/V 61-631
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 83078
F-16A Block 15Q
Current USAF 83078
F-16A Block 15Q
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Jul 1984 [act] 83078 F-16A Block 15Q
02 Aug 1984 [act] 83078 USAF 363 TFW 'SW' F-16A Block 15Q
Oct 1985 [act] 83078 USAF 306 TFS 'ZF' F-16A Block 15Q
Dec 1986 [act] 83078 USAF 308 TFS 'HS' F-16A Block 15Q
May have been with the 309th TFS as well.
Oct 1991 [act] 83078 USAF 704 TFS 'TX' F-16A Block 15Q
01 Feb 1992 [act] 83078 USAF 704 FS 'TX' F-16A Block 15Q
17 Dec 1992 [msh] 83078 USAF 704 FS 'TX' F-16A Block 15Q
Ingested a bird while en route to a range from Bergstrom AFB, Texas. The pilot, Lt. Col. Jimmie G. Mills, pulled up to gain altitude, but wingman said to eject when he saw fire in the engine. He ejected safely.
17 Dec 1992 [w/o] 83078 USAF 704 FS 'TX' F-16A Block 15Q 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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