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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-1603




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Aircraft: : 86-1603
LM Aero T/V 4J-6
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered IDFAF 310
F-16C Block 30A
Current IDFAF 310
F-16C Block 30A
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Dec 1986 [act] 310 F-16C Block 30A
FMS Program: Peace Marble II
Unknown [act] 310 IDFAF 117 sqn F-16C Block 30A
24 Feb 2003 [msh] 310 IDFAF 117 sqn F-16C Block 30A News Article
Pilot reported engine troubles at 13:30 hours and the engine quit, with the pilot loosing control of the plane, forcing him to eject at around 2,000 feet as he was too far from a base and in rare snowing conditions. The pilot, a veteran IDFAF reserves officer with the rank of major, ejected safely near Afula, Israel. Israel grounded its entire F-16 fleet for a short period of time. The jet crashed into the side of a water reservoir near Moshav Ram-On. Army divers searched for pieces of the wreckage in the reservoir. Some parts were sent to IDFAF Technical School.
24 Feb 2003 [w/o] 310 IDFAF 117 sqn F-16C Block 30A

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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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