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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-0617




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Aircraft: : 80-0617



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LM Aero T/V 61-338
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 80617
F-16A Block 15B
Current USAF 80617
F-16A Block 15B
Status [w/o]
Crew Chief at the time was Sgt. Cindy Tripp.


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
06 May 1982 [act] 80617 F-16A Block 15B
Jun 1982 [act] 80617 USAF 313 TFS 'HR' F-16A Block 15B
20 Jan 1983 [msh] 80617 USAF 313 TFS 'HR' F-16A Block 15B
Crashed three miles West of Sinsheim, Germany. The pilot ejected safely. The mishap was due to a 2-3 fan air seal knife-edge failure in the engine. The failure was uncontained and inflight fire resulted.
20 Jan 1983 [w/o] 80617 USAF 313 TFS 'HR' F-16A Block 15B

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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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