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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0216

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Aircraft: 78-0216
LM Aero T/V 6D-5
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-008
Delivered RNlAF J-216
F-16A Block 1
Current RNlAF J-216
F-16A Block 1
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
28 Feb 1980 [act] J-216 F-16A Block 1
29 Feb 1980 [act] J-216 RNlAF TCA F-16A Block 1
Although with TCA, it wore 306 sqn markings at the time of introduction because it was used for trials with the Orpheus reconnaissance pod.
10 Mar 1980 [msh] J-216 RNlAF TCA F-16A Block 1
First foreign F-16 loss. Fatal crash in Ijsselmeer, near Stavoren in the Netherlands. The aircraft was practising on the Vliehors range and testing the Orpheus pod. The pilot, Captain E.J.L. Kropman, was killed.
10 Mar 1980 [w/o] J-216 RNlAF TCA F-16A Block 1

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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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