F-16 Aircraft Database

F-16 Accidents & Mishaps for the

Found 65 aircraft, displaying 61-65 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
04 Apr 2008 [sto] J-004 88-0004 RNlAF 311 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU Details
Damaged during a shooting exercise at Hill AFB. 20mm rounds from the cannon bursted near the cockpit section and consequently damaged it. The aircraft will be repaired at Ogden Logistics Center.
10 Jan 1992 [w/o] J-007 88-0007 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 15AG OCU Details
Crashed on the Vliehors range in the Netherlands. The pilot, 1st Lieutenant Willem van Suydam, did not eject and was killed in the crash. It is believed to have been target fixation. This happened near Vliehors range, Frisian Islands
10 Jan 1996 [w/o] J-012 88-0012 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 15AJ OCU Details
Crashed after engine problems over the North Sea just east of Britain. The pilot, capt. Ludo de la Haye, ejected safely.
13 Jul 1995 [act] J-015 89-0015 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 15AJ OCU Details
15 Jun 2007 [act] J-018 89-0018 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU Details
Suffered a bird-strike right after take-off during an aerial display at Volkel AB. The aircraft suffered a stalled engine, but the pilot managed to land the aircraft after jettisoning the external fuel tanks.

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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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