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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-3550

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Aircraft: 80-3550
LM Aero T/V 6H-59
Local C/N B-123
Delivered BAF FA-59
F-16A Block 15D
Current BAF FA-59
F-16A Block 15D
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
21 Feb 1983 [act] FA-59 F-16A Block 15D
Mar 1983 [act] FA-59 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 15D
20 Sep 1983 [msh] FA-59 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 15D
During a simulated emergency landing at Kleine Brogel AB, the aircraft hit the runway very hard and was severely damaged. Nevertheless the pilot managed to get the aircraft airborne again but subsequently crashed in Overpelt, Belgium. Slt. Mark Mussche from 23 Squadron ejected safely, but the aircraft was from 31 Squadron.
20 Sep 1983 [w/o] FA-59 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 15D

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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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