F-16 Aircraft Database

F-16 Accident Reports for 1990




Found 28 aircraft, displaying termsofuse.html-14 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
Unknown [act] 87314 87-0314 USAF 36 TFS F-16C Block 30H Details
Aircraft got off the runway or taxiway. Repaired and put back into service.
Jan 1990 [act] 84292 84-1292 USAF 313 TFS F-16C Block 25E Details
Aircraft had a leading edge malfuntion during flight which ripped off the majority of edge. It landed safely and was repaired.
23 Jan 1990 [act] 78010 78-0010 USAF 184 TFG F-16A Block 1 Details
The aircraft hit support cables for a radio station tower damaging wing and tail but it was easily repaired.
16 Mar 1990 [w/o] 82937 82-0937 USAF 421 TFS F-16A Block 15K ADF Details
This was reported as the first crash of an F-16A ADF. During a functional check flight, the engine stalled and the F-16 crashed 4 miles Northeast of Wendover, Utah. The pilot, Captain Daniel A. West, ejected safely.
22 Mar 1990 [w/o] 78041 78-0041 USAF 466 TFS F-16A Block 5 Details
Had a mid-air collision with F-16A (#78-0045) near Wendover, Utah. The pilot, Major Tom Ward, ejected safely.
22 Mar 1990 [w/o] 78045 78-0045 USAF 466 TFS F-16A Block 5 Details
Had a mid-air collision with F-16A (#78-0041) near Wendover, Utah. The pilot, Captain Ron 'Zeeman' Zimmerman, ejected safely.
23 Mar 1990 [act] FA-119 88-0044 F-16A Block 15AE OCU Details
Less than a month after delivery, the aircraft flies through some high voltage power cables in the valley of the Dordogne, Southern France. The pilot, 2nd squadron commander Cdt. Alain Letellier, succeeds in landing at Aulnat (near Clermont-Ferrand). The aircraft was heavily damaged on the belly, but was repaired
02 Apr 1990 [w/o] 88408 88-0408 USAF 80 TFS F-16C Block 30K Details
The mishap occurred at Kunsan AB, Korea due to an augmentor fuel tube failure at the flange weld and a resulting fire in the engine bay. The pilot, Stephen R. Howell, ejected safely.
10 May 1990 [w/o] J-258 78-0258 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 15 Details
Collided in mid-air with F-16A (84-1358, J-358) thirteen kilometres west of Grand Lake, Canada. The aircraft were flying out of Goosebay. The pilot of this aircraft, Capt. Rein "Snatch" Sneek, ejected safely
10 May 1990 [w/o] J-358 84-1358 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 15W Details
Collided in mid-air with F-16A (78-0258, J-258) thirteen kilometres west of Grand Lake, Canada. The aircraft were flying out of Goosebay. The pilot of this aircraft, Capt. Leo "Moist" Vogt, was killed in the incident
22 May 1990 [w/o] 296 78-0296 RNoAF 338 skv F-16A Block 10B Details
Crashed near Houffallize, Belgium. The pilot ejected safely. The was on deployment to Memmingen for a squadron exchange with the local based JBG 34, equipped with Tornado IDS.
25 May 1990 [w/o] 81798 81-0798 USAF 68 TFS F-16A Block 15H Details
Crashed in a south Georgia community, named Pearson. The crash killed the pilot, Lieutenant Colonel A. Stuart, and a civilian.
05 Jun 1990 [act] 84331 84-1331 USAF 10 TFS F-16D Block 25E AIB Report Details
Collided with a German glider (H101 Salto glider, D-2195) ten nautical miles north-north-west of Sembach, Germany. The glider pilot was killed, the F-16 was barely damaged and easily repaired. The pilot of the F-16 was Captain Chris Luithly, but he was not the lead in the flight that was returning from Ramstein to Hahn AB.
27 Jun 1990 [act] 84382 84-1382 USAF 10 TFS F-16C Block 25E Details
Suffered an serious undercarriage fire and was rebuilt by the 649th CLSS at Hill AFB, Utah returning to service in 1995.
31 Jul 1990 [act] FA-107 87-0051 BAF 1 sqn F-16A Block 15AA OCU Details
Ran off the runway at Faro, Portugal after suffering a bird strike during take-off. The aircraft was on a squadron exchange with 302 sqn.

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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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