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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0342

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Aircraft: 78-0342
LM Aero T/V 6V-35
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered IRIAF
F-16A Block 10A
Current IDFAF 243
F-16A Block 10A
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [cld] F-16A Block 10A
FMS Program: Peace Zebra
17 Feb 1981 [act] 243 F-16A Block 10A
FMS Program: Peace Marble I
18 Mar 1981 [act] 243 IDFAF 110 sqn F-16A Block 10A
07 Jun 1981 [act] 243 IDFAF 110 sqn F-16A Block 10A
Deployment: Opera

Eighth of the eight to drop its bombs in Operation Opera. Callsigns was Eshkol 4 and piloted by Ilan Ramon.
Apr 2002 [act] 243 IDFAF 253 sqn F-16A Block 10A
Apr 2004 [act] 243 IDFAF 140 sqn F-16A Block 10A
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Syrian kill and Operation Opera mission marking added years after the events.
Unknown [pre] 243 F-16A Block 10A
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Preserved at the historic aircraft park at Nevatim 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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