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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-3587




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Aircraft: : 80-3587
LM Aero T/V 6H-96
Plant SABCA
Local C/N B-178
Delivered BAF FA-96
F-16A Block 15R
Current BAF FA-96
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
15 Feb 1985 [act] FA-96 F-16A Block 15R
Apr 1985 [act] FA-96 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 15R
Jul 1985 [act] FA-96 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 15R
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Wearing General Dynamics markings at Kleine-Brogel AB.
Feb 1994 [act] FA-96 BAF 350 sqn F-16A Block 15R
Jun 1994 [act] FA-96 BAF 350 sqn F-16A Block 15R
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Marked with 'D-Day Invasion Stripes' to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy.
Apr 1996 [act] FA-96 BAF 10 W F-16A Block 15R
Unknown [con] FA-96 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Unknown [act] FA-96 BAF 349 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
08 Jan 2002 [msh] FA-96 BAF 349 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Crashed on approach to Kleine Brogel forcing Cdt. Paul Gillis to eject. The aircraft suffered an engine malfunction causing it to catch fire.
08 Jan 2002 [w/o] FA-96 BAF 349 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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