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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0224




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Aircraft: : 78-0224
LM Aero T/V 6D-13
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-024
Delivered RNlAF J-224
F-16A Block 5
Current RNlAF J-224
F-16A Block 5
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
28 Jun 1980 [act] J-224 F-16A Block 5
30 Jun 1980 [act] J-224 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 5
Feb 1982 [act] J-224 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 5
26 Apr 1983 [msh] J-224 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 5
Crashed together with its sistership F-16A (78-0227, J-227) near Hoogeveen, Netherlands. The pilot, 2nd Lieutenant B. Van Winkel, did not survive the impact. Both aircraft were performing a close-in dogfight in dusk conditions and suffered what is known as Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT).
26 Apr 1983 [w/o] J-224 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 5

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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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