F-16 Accidents

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    PoAF F-16AM #15133 from Esq 301 is wrenched in the mud at the end of the runway at Florennes AB on December 5th, 2008. The pilot ejected after missing the barrier upon landing. [Photo by Raclan]
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    Censored picture of IDFAF F-16D block 52 #489 from 119 sqn while it is lifted from the runway after landing with a blown tire on July 19th, 2006. [IDFAF photo]
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    USAF F-16C block 50 #00-0223 from the 79th FS is submerged in foam after the fire suppression system in Hangar 1200 at Shaw AFB was activated on January 17th, 2009. The quick response from Shaw's Airmen resulted in minimal damage to Air Force assets. [USAF photo by SrA. Matthew Davis]
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    USAF F-16C block 50 #93-0554 from the 55th FS seen 5 hours after being destroyed when a fire broke out while the engine was running at Balad AB on November 12th, 2008. [Photo by Kap]
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    USAF F-16C block 40 #89-2102 from the 510th FS is seen returning to Aviano AB after suffering an in-flight emergency in which the pilot had to eject its external fuel tanks on March 24th, 2009. Note the white smoke trailing from the engine. [Photo by Marco Sommacal]
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    A crane on Tuesday afternoon hoists F-16C block 40 #89-2134 from the 421st FS that was stranded at Ogden-Hinckley Airport after it slid off the runway and its front landing gear collapsed on April 20th, 2009. The jet will remain in a hangar at the Ogden airport until repaired. It was one of eight F-16s belonging to the 388th FW at Hill AFB that were forced to land at the airport Monday after another jet blew a tire and was stuck on the runway at the base. [Photo by Djamila Grossman]
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    RNlAF F-16AM #J-637 from 312 sqn is 'parked' in a rather strange position off the runway at Manas AB on November 4th, 2004. [Photo by Falconniek]
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    TuAF F-16C block 40 #89-0036 from 162 Filo is about to suffer a bird strike upon take-off. The aircraft landed safely. [Photo by Emin Fýndýklý]
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    TuAF F-16C block 40 #89-0036 from 162 Filo is about to suffer a bird strike upon take-off. The aircraft landed safely. [Photo by Emin Fýndýklý]
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    TuAF F-16C block 40 #89-0036 from 162 Filo is suffering a bird strike upon take-off. The aircraft landed safely. [Photo by Emin Fýndýklý]
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    TuAF F-16C block 40 #89-0036 from 162 Filo has suffered a bird strike upon take-off. The aircraft landed safely. [Photo by Emin Fýndýklý]
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    TuAF F-16C block 40 #89-0036 from 162 Filo has suffered a bird strike upon take-off. The aircraft landed safely. This is the result. [Photo by Emin Fýndýklý]