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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0260

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Aircraft: 78-0260
LM Aero T/V 6E-2
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-005
Delivered RNlAF J-260
F-16B Block 1
Current RNlAF J-260
F-16B Block 1
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
08 Oct 1979 [act] J-260 F-16B Block 1
10 Oct 1979 [act] J-260 F-16B Block 1
Used for the Ejército del Aire (Spain) flight test program of the F-16. The Spanish government opted for the F/A-18 afterwards.
Mar 1980 [act] J-260 RNlAF TCA F-16B Block 1
Feb 1982 [act] J-260 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16B Block 1
Sep 1993 [act] J-260 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16B Block 1
21 Dec 1993 [msh] J-260 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16B Block 1
Ran off the runway at Leeuwarden AB. The two member crew survived. The aircraft is now on display at the Depot Mechanisch Vliegtuigmaterieel en Straalmotoren (Mechanical Aircraft Material and Jet Engine Depot) which is at Woensdrecht AB
Aug 1996 [pre] J-260 F-16B Block 1
On a pedestal at Woensdrecht AFB

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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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