F-16 Accidents

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Class b mishap during a hot oil servicing run. The jet traveled +/- 400 ft and came to a stop on the right wingtip and landing gear. It is F-16C block 40 #90-0718. [USAF photo]

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    Jumped the chocks during a hot oil servicing run at Eielson AFB, Alaska and slid 400ft sideways across the ramp on hard packed snow. The aircraft ended up in a balancing act on its nose and starboard wing on the ground and port landing gear in the air. The aircraft was fixed, although there was extensive damage. A ground crew member in the cockpit was fine. A few years later, the aircraft ended up in the exact same position after being tipped over by the engine exhaust of a taxying B-1B.

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