F-16 Aircraft Database

F-16 Accidents & Mishaps for the Turkish Air Force

Found 34 aircraft, displaying 31-34 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
14 Apr 2009 [w/o] 94-0079 94-0079 TuAF 191 Filo F-16C Block 50 News Article Details
Crashed approximately 20 kilometres from the Muradiye Sarnıç village with the pilot, 1st Lt. Fatih Korçam's, being killed.
16 Jan 2004 [w/o] 94-0081 94-0081 TuAF 191 Filo F-16C Block 50 News Article Details
The F-16 disappeared from radars while it was flying near the small town of Tavsanli, some 300 kilometers (190 miles) west of the capital Ankara, Turkey. The pilot, Mehmet Karakuzu, was killed in the accident.
11 Sep 2006 [w/o] 94-0087 94-0087 TuAF 191 Filo F-16C Block 50 News Article Details
The aircraft got into trouble over Evciler around noon local time. The pilot, 1st Lieutenant Ozgur Alagoz, ejected safely and was picked up by a rescue helicopter. Later accounts indicate that the pilot lost situational awareness going through clouds and put the aircraft into a dive. When exited the clouds pulled out bottoming out into some trees. The aircraft remained airborne but suffered FOD through the inlet damaging the engine and the pilot opted to eject.
12 Jul 2007 [w/o] 94-0107 94-0107 TuAF 191 Filo F-16D Block 50 News Article Details
Crashed at 22:45h while trying to land at Balikesir Air Base. Both pilots safely ejected.

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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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Errors and Omissions
Jan 30, 2011 - 10:34 PM
More unconfirmed crashes

November 6th, 1997: 131 Filo, crashed near Asagi Pinarbasi with Lt. Mustafa Gumus and 2nd Lt. Tugkan Inan ejecting.

September 25th, 2001: no more info.

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