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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0296

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Aircraft: : 78-0296
LM Aero T/V 6K-25
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-084
Delivered RNoAF 296
F-16A Block 10B
Current RNoAF 296
F-16A Block 10B
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
20 Jan 1982 [act] 296 F-16A Block 10B
22 Jan 1982 [act] 296 RNoAF 332 skv F-16A Block 10B
Oct 1983 [act] 296 RNoAF 332 skv F-16A Block 10B
Aircraft was on approach to land but did not have gear down. Flare shots were fired to warn the pilot to abort the landing. Was too late when pilot began to correct and the centerline fuel tank scrapped the runway. Pilot lifted the aircraft off the runway and brought around for another approach and landed safely. Damage was only to the centerline fuel tank. Date of mishap is unknown but did happen while with the 332 Skv.
May 1986 [act] 296 RNoAF 338 skv F-16A Block 10B
22 May 1990 [msh] 296 RNoAF 338 skv F-16A Block 10B
Crashed near Houffallize, Belgium. The pilot ejected safely. The was on deployment to Memmingen for a squadron exchange with the local based JBG 34, equipped with Tornado IDS.
22 May 1990 [w/o] 296 RNoAF 338 skv F-16A Block 10B

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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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