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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0335

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Aircraft: 87-0335
LM Aero T/V 5C-596
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87335
F-16C Block 30J
Current USAF 87335
F-16C Block 30J
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
06 Apr 1989 [act] 87335 F-16C Block 30J
07 Apr 1989 [act] 87335 USAF 63 TFTS 'MC' F-16C Block 30J
Unknown [act] 87335 USAF 35 FS 'WP' F-16C Block 30J
27 Jul 1993 [msh] 87335 USAF 35 FS 'WP' F-16C Block 30J
Was preparing for take off when F-16C (86-0275) landed on top of it. One of the pilots, Lt. Col. Ralph Earl "Bark" Gardner who had just arrived at Kunsan AB, Korea from MacDill AFB was killed. The 56th FW which was closing down had just enough aircraft to fly for his memorial.
27 Jul 1993 [w/o] 87335 USAF 35 FS 'WP' F-16C Block 30J

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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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