Working into the evening to free F-16C #89-2048 of the 16th WPS from the storm that hit Nellis AFB, on September 8th, 2011. In total eleven F-16s and two A-10s were damaged. [USAF photo by SrA. Brett Clashman]
At about 17.00h local time on Thursday, September 8th a micro burst during a wind storm caused the collapse of a sun shelter at Nellis AFB, Nevada. Eight airman were injured and several types of aircraft were damaged including F-16s.
Storm hit Nellis AFB, Nevada on September 8, 2011 at just after 5pm causing a row of aircraft sunshelters to fall striking aircraft and injuring airman. In total eleven F-16s and two A-10s were damaged.