US Air Force officials have convened an investigative board to look into the crash of an F-16 Fighting Falcon engaged in combat operations over Iraq Nov. 27.
A U.S. F-16CG has crashed during operations north of Falluja in Iraq's western Anbar province. According to sources the pilot did not survive.
Two U.S. F-16Ds of the 13th Fighter Squadron made an emergency landing at a Japanese airport Friday morning after one of them developed smoke in the cockpit, Japanese defense officials said.
A practice bomb fell off an F-16 aircraft assigned to the 13th Fighter Squadron at Misawa Air Base during a routine training mission Wednesday, according to base officials.
62nd Fighter Squadron F-16C block 25 experienced a fire during takeoff at Luke AFB, Arizona but aborted before lift off. Fire crews sprayed foam on the aircraft and the pilot was treated at the scene.
The pilot of an F-16 jet that took off from Luke Air Force Base was forced to drop two external fuel tanks during an in-flight emergency Tuesday morning.
A Turkish F-16C block 40 from the 8th Main Jet Base (8 AJÜ) has crashed today. Unfortunately the Viper pilot lost his life in the accident.
F-16.net received the news that two weeks ago, the F-16Bs (two-seat training version) used by Nato forces were grounded. Supposedly a crack pattern along the rear of the canopy is to blame.
A US Air Force F-16CJ dropped two 370-gallon fuel tanks as it was taking off from Shaw Air Force Base Thursday.
On Thursday afternoon, around 15.15h local time, Dutch F-16BM #J-068 crashed at Volkel AB. This is the third F-16 accident of the RNLAF in recent months.
Air Force investigators are trying to find out what caused a landing gear problem on an F-16 during a training mission Thursday, forcing the pilot to eject near Spangdahlem Air Base.
Around 13.00h today an American F-16C from the 22nd Fighter Squadron, part of 52nd FW crashed near the southwest German town of Oberkail while on approach to Spangdahlem AB, Germany. The pilot ejected safely.
Around midday a Turkish F-16 went down in the northwestern regions of the country. Early reports are indicating an engine failure but at this point it is too early to tell.
A Dutch pilot died today when his F-16 fighter jet crashed in southern Afghanistan. The plane went down around 7 a.m. after making a distress call, but did not report "enemy action," a NATO statement said.
An engine explosion is blamed for the crash last April of an Air Force F-16C in a cornfield near Luke AFB, Arizona.