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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0178




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Aircraft: : 78-0178
LM Aero T/V 6F-5
Plant SABCA
Local C/N B-034
Delivered RDAF E-178
F-16A Block 5
Current RDAF E-178
F-16A Block 5
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
14 Aug 1980 [act] E-178 F-16A Block 5
15 Aug 1980 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 5
Oct 1981 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5
Nov 1981 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 5
Dec 1981 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5
Apr 1982 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 5
Jan 1983 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5
Jun 1984 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 5
Nov 1986 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 723 F-16A Block 5
Dec 1986 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 5
May 1987 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 726 F-16A Block 5
Sep 1988 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5
Apr 1994 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 723 F-16A Block 5
Jun 2000 [act] E-178 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5
02 Apr 2001 [msh] E-178 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5 News Article
Aircraft departed controlled flight during an air combat exercise forcing Captain Allan O. Jensen to eject. Wreckage of the aircraft went into the North Sea 28 miles west of Thyorøn, Denmark. He was rescued by an S-61A
02 Apr 2001 [w/o] E-178 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5

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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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