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Airframe Details for F-35 #BF-81

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Aircraft: BF-81
LM Aero T/V BF-81
Local C/N
Delivered USMC 169617
Current USMC 169617
Status [msh]
First flight on July 30th, 2019.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 169617 F-35B
Unknown [act] 169617 USMC VMFA-211 'CF-10' F-35B
Apr 2020 [act] 169617 USMC VMFA-121 'VK-05' F-35B
Sep 2021 [act] 169617 USMC VMFA-121 'VK-03' F-35B
May 2022 [act] 169617 USMC VMFA-121 'VK-00' F-35B
01 Dec 2022 [msh] 169617 USMC VMFA-121 'VK-00' F-35B
The aircraft suffered a nose landing gear collapse at Kadena AB while being towed following an emergency/precautionary landing.

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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