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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0197




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Aircraft: : 86-0197
LM Aero T/V 6G-13
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-238
Delivered RDAF ET-197
F-16B Block 15Y OCU
Current RDAF ET-197
F-16B Block 20 MLU
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Dec 1987 [act] ET-197 F-16B Block 15Y OCU
08 Jan 1988 [act] ET-197 RDAF Esk 727 F-16B Block 15Y OCU
Jan 1989 [act] ET-197 RDAF Esk 726 F-16B Block 15Y OCU
07 Feb 1996 [msh] ET-197 RDAF Esk 726 F-16B Block 15Y OCU
Had an inflight collision with a USAF KC-135 tanker but the damage was minimal and the aircraft landed safely.
Mar 1996 [act] ET-197 RDAF Esk 726 F-16B Block 15Y OCU
Repaired.
May 2000 [act] ET-197 RDAF Esk 727 F-16B Block 15Y OCU
Still wearing Esk. 726 markings.
Unknown [con] ET-197 F-16B Block 20 MLU
Nov 2004 [act] ET-197 RDAF Esk 727 F-16B Block 20 MLU
Still wearing Esk. 726 markings.
Jul 2010 [act] ET-197 RDAF Esk 730 F-16B Block 20 MLU

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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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