F-16 Fighting Falcon News

Danish Air Force F-16AM blows tire during take-off

May 8, 2006 (by Viper) - A RDAF F-16AM blew a tire during takeoff today. The pilot flew his airplane #E-198 for about hour to burn fuel and then landed, without further complications.

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RDAF F-16AM #E-198 at an Aalborg AB taxiway on August 12th, 2003. Note this is another small stab MLU aircraft. [Airliners.net photo by Erik Frikke]

The plane came to a stop in the middle of the runway after using the arrestor hook.

The pilot walked away from the plane unharmed.