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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2032

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Aircraft: : 89-2032
LM Aero T/V 1C-185
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89032
F-16C Block 40E
Current USAF 89032
F-16C Block 40E
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
28 Sep 1990 [act] 89032 F-16C Block 40E
Oct 1990 [act] 89032 USAF 70 TFS 'MY' F-16C Block 40E
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89032 USAF 70 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40E
Sep 1992 [act] 89032 USAF 124 FS F-16C Block 40E
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 132 FW
Oct 1993 [act] 89032 USAF 526 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 40E
Mar 1994 [act] 89032 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
02 Jun 1995 [msh] 89032 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Captain Scott O'Grady's aircraft. While patrolling the no-fly zone over Bosnia, the aircraft was hit by an SA-6 Gainful SAM. The aircraft came down near the town of Banja Luka, Bosnia. Scott O'Grady was able to safely eject. However, O'Grady spent six days on the ground in enemy territory before being rescued by a Marine Corps CH-53 and support aircraft. Scott was picked up from near the town of Mrkonjic Grad. Scott O'Grady's story made headlines around the world, becoming a celebrity. He is one of the more well known F-16 pilots.
02 Jun 1995 [w/o] 89032 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E

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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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