F-16 Accidents

79-0391
USAF F-16A block 10 #79-0391 from the 138th TFS is completely burned after the nose tire blew upon take off from Al Kharj AB on April 11, 1991 during Operation Desert Storm. [DStorm.eu collection]

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    Nose tire blew during takeoff causing the aircraft to depart the runway at Al Kharj AB, Saudi Arabia around 9:00 local. The right drop tank hit a runway light. The pilot, Major Androski, ejected safely after the aircraft started to leave the runway, but the aircraft burned up. Mission was intended to be a CAP mission in support of ODS.

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