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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0093

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Aircraft: : 78-0093
LM Aero T/V 62-19
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78093
F-16B Block 1
Current USAF 78093
F-16B Block 1
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
23 Aug 1979 [act] 78093 F-16B Block 1
24 Aug 1979 [act] 78093 USAF 388 TFW 'HL' F-16B Block 1
Apr 1983 [act] 78093 USAF 311 TFTS 'LF' F-16B Block 1
Apr 1991 [act] 78093 USAF 148 TFTS F-16B Block 1
15 Mar 1992 [act] 78093 USAF 148 FS F-16B Block 1
15 May 1995 [msh] 78093 USAF 148 FS F-16B Block 1
Crashed at about 14:00 hours in an open range area about 25 miles east of Lordsburg, New Mexico, on a training mission from its base at Tucson IAP. Both the instructor pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Carl J. Thomae and his student pilot, First Lieutenant Abdulla Al-Khalifa from Bahrain, ejected safely.
15 May 1995 [w/o] 78093 USAF 148 FS F-16B Block 1 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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