Apr 20, 2015

Indonesia grounds F-16 fleet after fire

Indonesia has temporarily grounded its fleet of F-16C and F-16D combat aircraft pending investigations into a fire that claimed one airframe on 16 April.
The aircraft grounded are all used stock received from the US under a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) arrangement for 24 airframes.
Under the deal, Indonesia is to receive 19 F-16Cs and five F-16Ds. The service has taken delivery of five airframes, with the first three delivered in July 2014.

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