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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0228

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Aircraft: 78-0228
LM Aero T/V 6D-17
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-030
Delivered RNlAF J-228
F-16A Block 5
Current RNlAF J-228
F-16A Block 5
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
21 Aug 1980 [act] J-228 F-16A Block 5
22 Aug 1980 [act] J-228 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 5
Nov 1993 [act] J-228 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 5
Dec 1994 [act] J-228 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 5
Apr 1996 [act] J-228 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 5
Jul 1996 [act] J-228 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 5
Oct 1996 [act] J-228 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 5
Jan 1997 [act] J-228 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 5
11 Sep 1997 [msh] J-228 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 5
Ran into trees after failing to clear a ridge during a low-level training flight in the Churchill River valley , 55nm southwest of Goose Bay. Structural damage to the wings and fuselage was the result. The aircraft recovered safely at Goose Bay. It is supposed to return to the Netherlands for instructional use. This F-16 was scheduled for retirement anyway
Dec 2000 [sto] J-228 F-16A Block 5
At Woensdrecht AFB
Nov 2004 [pre] J-228 F-16A Block 5
On a pedestal near the main entrance of Leeuwarden AB.

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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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