Luke Viper down in AZ

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desertdog

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Unread post24 Apr 2018, 21:17

https://www.abc15.com/news/region-north ... ot-ejected

Pilot is okay, that's good. Not a good day for Luke.
Any other news?
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Unread post24 Apr 2018, 21:46

Found the attached photo at a Fox News on a Facebook.
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Unread post24 Apr 2018, 22:37

Looks like 90-0760
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Unread post24 Apr 2018, 23:35

Why it breaks in half always in the very same spot right behind the canopy? Is it the weakest point?
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Unread post25 Apr 2018, 00:24

It is a weak spot for ground impact loads, but it is not designed to withstand those loads.
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Unread post09 May 2018, 10:50

https://www.havasunews.com/news/recover ... cd5f0.html

Recovery process for crashed F-16 begins

2018/05/03

One week after a fighter jet crashed just north of Lake Havasu Municipal Airport, an Air Force recovery team has begun the process of dismantling the plane for shipment back to Luke Air Force Base.

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