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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-3593




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Aircraft: : 80-3593
LM Aero T/V 6J-18
Plant SABCA
Local C/N B-130
Delivered BAF FB-18
F-16B Block 15F
Current BAF FB-18
F-16B Block 20 MLU
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
26 Apr 1983 [act] FB-18 F-16B Block 15F
27 Apr 1983 [act] FB-18 BAF 10 W F-16B Block 15F
Nov 1984 [act] FB-18 BAF OCU F-16B Block 15F
May 1992 [act] FB-18 BAF 31 sqn F-16B Block 15F
Feb 1994 [act] FB-18 BAF OCU F-16B Block 15F
May 1994 [act] FB-18 BAF 10 W F-16B Block 15F
Jan 1996 [act] FB-18 BAF OCU F-16B Block 15F
Mar 1996 [act] FB-18 BAF OCU F-16B Block 15F
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Tail logo for 50 years of 1 Wing.
Sep 1996 [act] FB-18 BAF 31 sqn F-16B Block 15F
Unknown [con] FB-18 F-16B Block 20 MLU
Mar 2001 [act] FB-18 BAF 2 W F-16B Block 20 MLU
Mar 2007 [act] FB-18 BAF OCU F-16B Block 20 MLU
05 Jun 2007 [act] FB-18 BAF OCU F-16B Block 20 MLU
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Celebration scheme for 20 years of OCU.
Jun 2014 [act] FB-18 BAF OCU F-16B Block 20 MLU
Unknown [act] FB-18 BAF 2 W F-16B Block 20 MLU
19 Sep 2019 [msh] FB-18 BAF 2 W F-16B Block 20 MLU News Article
The jet crashed during a standard training flight around 10:30hrs local near the French town of Pluvignert after suffering an engine malfunction. Both pilots ejected safely.
19 Sep 2019 [w/o] FB-18 BAF 2 W F-16B Block 20 MLU

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1st Sgt. Gabriel Kempeneers

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Operational Conversion Unit "Vulture" , -


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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