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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1462

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Aircraft: 85-1462
LM Aero T/V 5C-242
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85462
F-16C Block 30A
Current USAF 85462
F-16C Block 30A
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Nov 1986 [act] 85462 F-16C Block 30A
Jan 1987 [act] 85462 USAF 526 TFS 'RS' F-16C Block 30A
18 Apr 1988 [msh] 85462 USAF 526 TFS 'RS' F-16C Block 30A
Hit the ground in Erzberg, Germany near the town of Hermeskeil. The pilot ejected safely. The event was noticed in some over-regional pers with comments like "aircraft struck into free field but missed an Army Ammo-Depot 200 meters and the Hermeskeil hospital 600 meters."
18 Apr 1988 [w/o] 85462 USAF 526 TFS 'RS' F-16C Block 30A

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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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