KF-16 Down - Pilot safely ejected

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Unread post08 Apr 2007, 02:15

[quote="Gamera"]http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/shellview.htm?linkid=12&articleid=2007032912375357780&newssetid=471

Yahoo! South Korea News article in Korean, and dated 29 March 2007.

I can try.

As best as I can tell the Chief of Staff of the ROKAF via the 20th combat wing gave the five coast guard vessels and the 38 police involved a commendation plaque or certificate for rescuing the pilot.
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Unread post08 Apr 2007, 04:45

Thank you. Back in high school, when I could choose to learn a fourth language, from amongst Japanese, Korean, and others; I chose Japanese, because I was an anime/manga fan. 8)
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Unread post21 Sep 2011, 17:24

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/20 ... inent.html

South Korea F-16 upgrade RFP imminent

DATE:13/09/11

South Korea appears ready to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for a long awaited programme to upgrade its Lockheed Martin/Korea Aerospace Industries F-16C/D fighters.

The nation's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said it will issue the RFP on 16 September, at its Seoul office.
The deadline for bids is 2 December 2011.
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Unread post20 Jan 2012, 11:20

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/na ... 03239.html

Air Force jet in exercise hits control antenna

01-20-2012 08:57

An Air Force fighter jet hit a control antenna while attempting to land during an exercise last year, officials said Friday.

They said a KF-16D fighter, based at an Air Force base in Seosan, about 280 kilometers south of Seoul, clipped the top of the antenna of a ground-based control tower during a nighttime drill on Aug. 29 last year.
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Unread post21 Mar 2012, 10:59

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/na ... 07360.html

US fighter jet crashes in central Korea; no casualties reported

03-21-2012 13:54

A U.S. fighter jet crashed into a rice paddy in central Korea on Wednesday during a routine training mission, but its lone pilot safely ejected, a police officer said Wednesday.
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Unread post23 Mar 2012, 17:42

] 03-21-2012 13:54

http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/s ... setid=1352

News photo of the wreck at the crash site.
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Unread post23 Mar 2012, 19:30

Thanks for the update, but why is this published in a subject relating to another incident, rather than setting up a separate thread??
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Unread post23 Mar 2012, 21:30

Boman wrote:Thanks for the update, but why is this published in a subject relating to another incident, rather than setting up a separate thread??


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