F-16 Accidents

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    This IDF/AF F-16D overturned on the runway at 11:00 on May 3rd, 2005, at Ramat David AFB, after an apparent failure of the landing gear. Both crew members ejected successfully. [IDF/AF photo]
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    Pilot and Navigator of an IDF/AF F-16D landing after a successfull ejection. Their IDF/AF F-16D overturned on the runway at 11:00 on May 3rd, 2005, at Ramat David AFB, after an apparent failure of the landing gear. [IDF/AF photo]
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    The remains of USAF F-16C block 30 #87-0337 which was part of the 120th FS when it overran the runway at Lamar airport on June 28th, 2005. [Photo via John Contreras]
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    RNlAF F-16A block 15 #J-200 from 315 sqn skidded down the runway somewhere in 1989 when the pilot, L. van Bruggen, executed a touch-and-go but came back on the runway with a partial retracted gear. [RNlAF photo]
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    USAF F-16C block 50 #90-0804 from the 14th FS burned completely when overrunning the runway at Misawa AB on July 24th, 1998. [USAF photo]
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    USAF F-16C block 50 #90-0804 from the 14th FS burned completely when overrunning the runway at Misawa AB on July 24th, 1998. [USAF photo]
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    USAF F-16B block 5 #78-0105 from the 56th TTW crashed in the Gulf of Mexico on March 27th, 1981. It was recovered and used as a maintenance trainer. [Photo by Denny]
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    RNlAF F-16A block 1 #J-217 photographed after the result of the first ever zero altitude ejection on July 17th, 1981. [RNlAF photo]
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    USAF F-16C block 40 #88-0541 after a crash landing. [USAF photo]
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    Remains of USAF F-16A block 15 #83-1115 which crashed off the coast of Japan on March 22nd, 1987. This is what was left of the tail. [Photo by William Greathouse]
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    The aircraft, USAF F-16A block 15 #83-1115, belonged to the 13th TFS and was marked 432nd TFW but that had just been removed before the mishap as the squadrons new CO bird [Photo by William Greathouse]
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    USAF F-16C block 25 #83-1159 from the 134th FS skidded down the runway after hitting some runway lights on April 20th, 2005. [Photo by Peter Huoppi]