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Aircraft: AF-64 (12-5053)
LM Aero T/V AF-64
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 12-5053
Current USAF 12-5053
Status [i/a]
First flight on January 20th, 2015 by test pilot Al Norman.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
25 Mar 2015 [act] 12-5053 F-35A
Unknown [act] 12-5053 USAF 16 WPS 'WA' F-35A
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 57 WG
20 Jun 2017 [act] 12-5053 USAF 6 WPS 'WA' F-35A
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 57 WG
Jan 2018 [act] 12-5053 USAF 422 TES 'OT' F-35A
Mar 2019 [act] 12-5053 USAF 58 FS 'EG' F-35A
19 May 2020 [msh] 12-5053 USAF 58 FS 'EG' F-35A News Article
The aircraft crashlanded on runway 30 at Eglin AFB at 21:26 local. The pilot ejected safely but sustained nonlife threatening injuries. The aircraft rolled, caught fire and was completely destroyed.
19 May 2020 [w/o] 12-5053 USAF 58 FS 'EG' F-35A
Sep 2021 [i/a] 12-5053 F-35A Article
The fuselage has been decontaminated, painted and made safe for further handling as it is transformed into sectional training aids by Airmen at Hill AFB for use during instruction of F-35 maintainers.

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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