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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0075

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Aircraft: 78-0075
LM Aero T/V 61-71
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78075
F-16A Block 5
Current USAF 78075
F-16A Block 5
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
06 May 1980 [act] 78075 F-16A Block 5
08 May 1980 [act] 78075 USAF 421 TFS 'HL' F-16A Block 5
Aug 1984 [act] 78075 USAF 466 TFS 'HI' F-16A Block 5
Nov 1985 [act] 78075 USAF 466 TFS 'HI' F-16A Block 5
Marked: 'Gunsmoke 85, World Champions' on base of tail.
10 Oct 1986 [msh] 78075 USAF 466 TFS 'HI' F-16A Block 5
Crashed while flying a mission from CAF Cold Lake. The crash was caused by an engine flame-out. The pilot ejected safely.
10 Oct 1986 [w/o] 78075 USAF 466 TFS 'HI' F-16A Block 5

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SSgt. Jamie Treat

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , 1980 - 1981

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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