F-16 Accidents

  • 89-2028
    An Oklahoma Air National Guard F-16C (#89-2028) caught fire and crashed during takeoff from Ellington IAP on June 21st, 2017. [Photo by Christopher A. Ebdon]
  • 88-0541
    USAF F-16C block 40 #88-0541 seen after a successful emergency landing after the nose gear would not extend. The date is not exactly known, but was reported in November of 1997. [F-16.net collection]
  • 91-0366_001
    Canopy from USAF F-16C block 50 #91-0366 of the 480th FS who crashed in Germany on August 11th, 2015. [F-16.net collection]
  • 91-0366_002
    Crash photo from USAF F-16C block 50 #91-0366 of the 480th FS who crashed in Germany on August 11th, 2015. [F-16.net collection]
  • Israeli crash 10-02-2018
    Picture of the Israeli F-16D block 52 (Suefa) who was shot down on February 10th, 2018. [F-16.net collection]
  • 84-1228_001
    USAF F-16C block 25 #84-1228 from the 19th TFS is seen burnt out after a fire which occurred on the runway after a birdstrike on January 5th, 1989. [USAF photo]
  • 84-1228
    USAF F-16C block 25 #84-1228 from the 19th TFS is seen burnt out after a fire which occurred on the runway after a birdstrike on January 5th, 1989. [USAF photo]
  • 84-1228_002
    USAF F-16C block 25 #84-1228 from the 19th TFS is seen burnt out after a fire which occurred on the runway after a birdstrike on January 5th, 1989. [USAF photo]
  • 84-1228_003
    USAF F-16C block 25 #84-1228 shortly after the incident on January 5th, 1989, already partially assembled with spare components. [USAF photo]
  • 90-0760_001
    USAF F-16C block 42 #90-0760 from the 310th FS crash at Luke AFB on April 24th, 2018. [USAF photo]
  • 90-0760_002
    USAF F-16C block 42 #90-0760 from the 310th FS that crashed while attempting to land on April 24th, 2018 at the Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport. The pilot ejected and wasn't seriously injured. [Photo by Brandon Messick]
  • 86-0335
    USAF F-16C block 30 #86-0335 from the 80th FS has 'bowed' through its nose landing gear at Kunsan AB in 1996/97 ish. [Photo by Bill Ramm]