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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0179

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Aircraft: 78-0179
LM Aero T/V 6F-6
Local C/N B-037
Delivered RDAF E-179
F-16A Block 5
Current RDAF E-179
F-16A Block 5
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
02 Sep 1980 [act] E-179 F-16A Block 5
03 Sep 1980 [act] E-179 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5
01 Apr 1985 [msh] E-179 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5
Collided at 14,000 feet with F-16A (78-0186, E-186) just north of Ribe during an air combat mission. The pilot, lieutenant René Sten Jensen, ejected safely.
01 Apr 1985 [w/o] E-179 RDAF Esk 730 F-16A Block 5

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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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