F-16 Accidents

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    Aerial overview of what is left of a C-141 that was destroyed when F-16 #88-0171 crashed into it after a collission with a C-130 on March 23rd, 1994. [USAF photo]
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    USAF F-16C block 25 #83-1161 from the 61st FS made a belly landing at Luke AFB on June 17th, 2004 in which only the fuel tank, the right ventral fin and the captive AIM-9 were damaged. [USAF photo]
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    The remains of the tail of USAF F-16C block 40 #88-0550 which was shot down while performing combat operations during Allied Force. Displayed at the Museum Of Warplanes in Belgrade in 1999. [Photo by HazF16]
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    The remains of the landing gear of USAF F-16C block 40 #88-0550 which was shot down while performing combat operation during Allied Force. Displayed at the Museum Of Warplanes in Belgrade in 1999. [Photo by HazF16]
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    Captain Wu suffered only very minor injuries when ejecting from RoKAF F-16C block 52 #93-053 on February 13th, 2007.
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    BAF F-16A #FA-113 tail, bought in Febuary of 2007 at a public auction in Paris, now being cleaned in my living room. [Photo by Quentin]
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    SSgt. Ryan Aday (far left) searches for a flight data recorder among F-16 wreckage salvaged by Navy divers. The wreckage from F-16C block 40 #89-2099 recovered by the USS Safeguard on May 10th, 2006 and will assist in the investigation. [USAF photo by SSgt. Melissa Allan]
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    RNlAF F-16A block 15 #J-710 from 315 sqn crashed on November 20th, 1990 near Dalerpeel. The pilot fortunately ejected safely. [Photo by Falconniek]
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    USAF F-16C block 25 #84-1289 from the 496th TFS crashed at the end of runway at Hahn AFB on October 12th, 1988 taking out the fence and runway lights before skidding down runway to a stop. [Photo by Viper331]
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    Tail of AMI F-16A ADF #MM7237 from 18 gruppo photographed during wreckage recovery operations on May 11th, 2004. [Photo by Davy]
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    What remains of the tail of IDFAF F-16B block 5 #015 which crashed after striking a vulture midair on December 18th, 1988. [Israeli air safety photo]
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    USAF F-16C block 40 #90-0718 from the 18th FS is tipped over after a B-1 spooled up its engines on June 15th, 2007. This is the second time it happens to this aircraft. [Photo by Thomas Wharton]