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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0047




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Aircraft: : 88-0047
LM Aero T/V 6H-122
Plant SABCA
Local C/N B-204
Delivered BAF FA-122
F-16A Block 15AE OCU
Current BAF FA-122
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 May 1990 [act] FA-122 F-16A Block 15AE OCU
Jun 1990 [act] FA-122 BAF 2 sqn F-16A Block 15AE OCU
Jul 1990 [act] FA-122 BAF 2 sqn F-16A Block 15AE OCU
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Marked as FA-222 and used as squadron flagship also wearing a badge of its parent city Chimay.
May 1996 [act] FA-122 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 15AE OCU
Unknown [con] FA-122 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Unknown [act] FA-122 BAF 2 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Unknown [act] FA-122 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Apr 2002 [act] FA-122 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special scheme for the 2002 Tiger Meet.
09 Dec 2003 [msh] FA-122 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Collided with F-16A (80-3584, FA-93) at 11:30 hours near the towns of Somal and Failon, Belgium. Both aircraft were conducting a FAC exercise at the time of the accident. One pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Ronny Vaerten (FA-93) didn't eject and was found in the wrecked cockpit while the other pilot, Lieutenant Wouter Rombouts ejected, suffering minor injuries.
09 Dec 2003 [w/o] FA-122 BAF 31 sqn 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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