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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-3617




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Aircraft: : 80-3617
LM Aero T/V 6D-49
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-100
Delivered RNlAF J-617
F-16A Block 15
Current FACh 741
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
27 May 1982 [act] J-617 F-16A Block 15
14 Jun 1982 [act] J-617 RNlAF 311 sqn F-16A Block 15
Jun 1989 [act] J-617 RNlAF 311 sqn F-16A Block 15
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Volkel AB open day sticker applied on the tail. The design was rejected and the sticker removed after the photo shoot.
Jul 1994 [act] J-617 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 15
Feb 1996 [act] J-617 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 15
Jul 1996 [act] J-617 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 15
Dec 1996 [act] J-617 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 15
May 1999 [act] J-617 RNlAF 311 sqn F-16A Block 15
May 2000 [act] J-617 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 15
Unknown [con] J-617 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Aug 2001 [act] J-617 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Unknown [act] J-617 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Jul 2003 [act] J-617 RNlAF 311 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Sep 2004 [act] J-617 RNlAF 311 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Deployment: International Security Assistance Force

Feb 2007 [act] J-617 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
29 Apr 2008 [msh] J-617 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
While taxiing at night during on a deployment to Cold Lake, Alberta the aircraft departed a taxiway and the nose gear sunk into the ground shearing it off. The aircraft is repairable.
Jun 2008 [act] J-617 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Unknown [sto] J-617 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Twenthe AB for refurbishment
05 Apr 2011 [act] 741 F-16A Block 20 MLU
FMS Program: Peace Amstel II
08 Apr 2011 [act] 741 FACh Grupo 7 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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