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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0217




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Aircraft: : 78-0217
LM Aero T/V 6D-6
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-010
Delivered RNlAF J-217
F-16A Block 1
Current RNlAF J-217
F-16A Block 1
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
19 Dec 1979 [act] J-217 F-16A Block 1
21 Dec 1979 [act] J-217 RNlAF TCA F-16A Block 1
Feb 1981 [act] J-217 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 1
17 Jul 1981 [msh] J-217 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 1
Aircraft was damaged beyond repair when it ran over the barrier at Leeuwarden AB, the Netherlands. The pilot, Lt. Filip Appeldorn, ejected safely and survived the accident. The mishap occurred during initial conversion training due to an engine problem. This was the first zero-zero ejection from an F-16
17 Jul 1981 [w/o] J-217 RNlAF 322 sqn 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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