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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0116




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Aircraft: : 88-0116
LM Aero T/V 2Y-7
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered HAF 116
F-16C Block 30J
Current HAF 116
F-16C Block 30J
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
19 Apr 1989 [act] 116 F-16C Block 30J
FMS Program: Peace Xenia I
Aug 1990 [act] 116 HAF 346 Mira F-16C Block 30J
Apr 2000 [act] 116 HAF 330 Mira F-16C Block 30J
02 Jun 2003 [msh] 116 HAF 330 Mira F-16C Block 30J
This information is not solid, but looks likely that this is the aircraft that was lost on June 2, 2003. It is the only HAF block 30 that cannot be accounted for after 2003 by spotters on Scramble's web site. Further confirmation is required. Here are the details regarding this mishap. Possible bird ingested in the engine, but certainly was an issue with the engine. Pilot, Captain Pliatsikas Theodoros jettisoned the drop tanks and attempted to make it to a runway but fell short three nautical miles from the base near Volos. An Air Force rescue helicopter picked up the Captain after his safe ejection. After a short stay in an Air Force hospital, he was released.
02 Jun 2003 [w/o] 116 HAF 330 Mira F-16C Block 30J

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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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