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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2048

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Aircraft: 89-2048
LM Aero T/V 1C-201
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89048
F-16C Block 42E
Current USAF 89048
F-16C Block 42E
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Sep 1990 [act] 89048 F-16C Block 42E
Oct 1990 [act] 89048 USAF 19 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 42E
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89048 USAF 19 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42E
Aug 1993 [act] 89048 USAF 78 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42E
Aug 1994 [act] 89048 USAF FWS 'WA' F-16C Block 42E
03 Feb 2003 [act] 89048 USAF 16 WS 'WA' F-16C Block 42E
08 Sep 2011 [msh] 89048 USAF 16 WS 'WA' F-16C Block 42E
Storm hit Nellis AFB, Nevada on September 8, 2011 at just after 5pm causing a row of aircraft sunshelters to fall striking aircraft and injuring airman. In total eleven F-16s and two A-10s were damaged.
09 Sep 2011 [i/a] 89048 USAF 16 WS 'WA' F-16C Block 42E
Quickly being repaired to return to flight.
Dec 2011 [act] 89048 USAF 16 WS 'WA' F-16C Block 42E
29 Oct 2019 [act] 89048 USAF 64 AGRS 'WA' F-16C Block 42E " Wraith"
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme

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TSgt. Eric Maxwell

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64th Aggressor Squadron "Aggressors" , 2020 - 2020

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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