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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0006




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Aircraft: : 87-0006
LM Aero T/V 6F-49
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-256
Delivered RDAF E-006
F-16A Block 15AA OCU
Current RDAF E-006
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
01 Dec 1988 [act] E-006 F-16A Block 15AA OCU
Jan 1989 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 726 F-16A Block 15AA OCU
Unknown [con] E-006 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Jun 2001 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 726 F-16A Block 20 MLU
01 Oct 2002 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 726 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

19 Dec 2002 [msh] E-006 RDAF Esk 726 F-16A Block 20 MLU News Article
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

Overshot the runway at Bagram, Afghanistan and ended up in a minefield. The pilot, American exchange pilot, Captain Bill 'Hap' Arnold, ejected safely and the aircraft had nose gear torn off. A US Army CH-47D recovered the F-16 back to its Afghan base. A Royal Danish C-130H carried the disassembled parts back home for repairs.
21 Jan 2003 [sto] E-006 RDAF Esk 726 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Aircraft was flown out on a C-130 in pieces.
Feb 2003 [sto] E-006 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Waiting for repairs
09 May 2006 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Repaired and back in operation.
Sep 2010 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 20 MLU
19 Mar 2011 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Deployment: Odyssey Dawn

Deployed to Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily as part of Libya NFZ
Nov 2011 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Oct 2013 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 20 MLU
08 Jun 2016 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Deployment: Inherent Resolve

15 Dec 2016 [act] E-006 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A 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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