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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0216




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Aircraft: : 78-0216
LM Aero T/V 6D-5
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-008
Delivered RNlAF J-216
F-16A Block 1
Current RNlAF J-216
F-16A Block 1
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
28 Feb 1980 [act] J-216 F-16A Block 1
Mar 1980 [act] J-216 RNlAF TCA F-16A Block 1
Although with TCA, it wore 306 sqn markings at the time of introduction because it was used for trials with the Orpheus reconnaissance pod.
10 Mar 1980 [msh] J-216 RNlAF TCA F-16A Block 1
First foreign F-16 loss. Fatal crash in Ijsselmeer, near Stavoren in the Netherlands. The aircraft was practising on the Vliehors range. The pilot, Captain E.J.L. Kropman, was killed.
10 Mar 1980 [w/o] J-216 RNlAF TCA F-16A Block 1

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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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