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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0523

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Aircraft: : 88-0523
LM Aero T/V 1C-125
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88523
F-16C Block 40D
Current USAF 88523
F-16C Block 40D
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
26 Apr 1990 [act] 88523 F-16C Block 40D
May 1990 [act] 88523 USAF 69 TFS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D
Jan 1991 [act] 88523 USAF 69 TFS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 70 combat sorties during Desert Storm.
01 Oct 1991 [act] 88523 USAF 69 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D
23 Feb 1993 [msh] 88523 USAF 69 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D
Crashed onto an island on Lake Sinclair, Georgia after an engine failure during a LANTIRN check mission. The pilot, 1st Lt. Ted D. Satcher, ejected safely.
23 Feb 1993 [w/o] 88523 USAF 69 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D AIB Report

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SMSgt. Brian Kautzman

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69th Fighter Squadron "Werewolves" , 1990 - 1992
I started Crewing as a TSgt and made MSgt quite quickly.

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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