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Airframe Details for F-16 #93-0849




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Aircraft: : 93-0849



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LM Aero T/V TB-28
Plant Lockheed
Local C/N
Delivered RoCAF 6828
F-16B Block 20
Current RoCAF 6828
F-16B Block 20
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 6828 F-16B Block 20
FMS Program: Peace Fenghuang
Unknown [act] 6828 RoCAF 21 TFS F-16B Block 20
20 Mar 1998 [msh] 6828 RoCAF 21 TFS F-16B Block 20 News Article
Crashed in the Taiwan Strait about 55 kilometres west of Huayu islet at Ma-Kung. The accident happened at 14:30 hours while conducting tactical manoeuvre training. Ships and helicopters were used to find the crew, Major Chin-Sung Wen and a student Captain Chia-Cheng Chan. But the search was hampered by strong winds and waves and was in vain. The loss was Taiwan's first with the F-16. Hence all Taiwan F-16's were grounded. F-16B's started flying again on March 25 while F-16A's flew again on March 26.
20 Mar 1998 [w/o] 6828 RoCAF 21 TFS F-16B Block 20

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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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