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Airframe Details for F-16 #83-1070

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Aircraft: : 83-1070
LM Aero T/V 61-623
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 83070
F-16A Block 15Q
Current RDAF E-070
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 May 1984 [act] 83070 F-16A Block 15Q
05 Jun 1984 [act] 83070 USAF 19 TFS 'SW' F-16A Block 15Q
Jan 1986 [act] 83070 USAF 306 TFS 'ZF' F-16A Block 15Q
Unknown [act] 83070 USAF 308 TFS 'HS' F-16A Block 15Q
Oct 1991 [act] 83070 USAF 704 TFS 'TX' F-16A Block 15Q
01 Feb 1992 [act] 83070 USAF 704 FS 'TX' F-16A Block 15Q
29 Aug 1994 [sto] AAFG0215 USAF AMARC F-16A Block 15Q
01 May 1997 [sto] AAFG0215 USAF OO-ALC F-16A Block 15Q
Hill AFB, for refurbishment.
25 May 1997 [act] E-070 F-16A Block 15Q
FMS Serial: M12-5

Unknown [con] E-070 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Jan 2003 [act] E-070 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Jun 2005 [act] E-070 RDAF Esk 726 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Jun 2007 [act] E-070 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 20 MLU
May 2012 [act] E-070 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 20 MLU
27 Oct 2015 [msh] E-070 RDAF Esk 727 F-16A Block 20 MLU News Article
Crashed into the North Sea off the coast off Rømø. The pilot ejected safely. Apparantly an undercarriage problem couldn't be resolved in time and landing was deemed too dangerous with the pilot deciding to eject over the water.
27 Oct 2015 [w/o] E-070 RDAF Esk 727 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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