Thursday afternoon two Shaw F-16s made an emergency landing at the former Myrtle Beach Air Force base in South Carolina while on Friday a bird forced two F-16s to land at Selfridge ANG base.
A bearing assembly failure caused an F-16C to crash in an unpopulated dry area close to Carrington Island in the Great Salt Lake, Utah, during a training mission March 30, according to an Air Force report released Aug. 7.
An F-16CJ pilot ejected from his aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean Apr. 5, 2006 after experiencing a Gravity-Induced Loss of Consciousness and awaking to find his aircraft in an unrecoverable dive, according to an Air Combat Command report released two weeks ago.
Capt. Michael Seltzer ran into trouble when one of his three green lights didn't come up after a five hour mission over Iraq.
An Israel Defense Forces/Air Force (IDFAF) F-16I 'Sufa' crashed late Wednesday while taking off from an IDF base in the Negev desert as part of operations against targets in Lebanon.
An F-16 of the RNlAF crashed over the Wadden Sea near the island of Vlieland around 14:50 hours local on Wednesday afternoon. The pilot was able to eject and was subsequently rescued by an AB-412SP helicopter.
A flight in an F-16 fighter jet from the Boca Chica airfield near Key West was supposed to be a reward for an Air Force reservist. Instead, the trip turned deadly when the jet made an emergency landing so its passenger could be rushed to the hospital.
Two fighter jets, a Greek (#514) and a Turkish F-16, collided in mid-air Tuesday over the southern Aegean Sea. The Turkish pilot was saved by a civilian ship. Reportedly, the Greek pilot has not survived the accident.
Two Italian F-16s (#MM7246 & #MM7263) ditched into the sea yesterday near Sardinia, Italy, during the international exercise "Spring Flag 2006". The incident occurred during a night training mission.
Today a F-16BM (J-064
) of the RNLAF 312 sqn made a rough landing on the runway at Leeuwarden AB. Both pilots are ok.
The crew of the Sasebo-based U.S. Navy rescue and salvage ship USS Safeguard, with assistance from Mobile Diving Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, recovered the majority of components of a 8th Fighter Wing F-16C fighter aircraft and its "black box" May 10.
On 9 May 2006, between 22:30h and midnight, a chaff dispenser fell from a Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 aircraft flying between 4 Wing Cold Lake and the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range, Alberta, Canada.
A RDAF F-16AM blew a tire during takeoff today. The pilot flew his airplane #E-198 for about hour to burn fuel and then landed, without further complications.
A tire failure caused an F-16C aircraft to depart the runway upon landing at Balad Air Base, Iraq, Oct. 9, 2005, according to an aircraft accident investigation report released April 12.
Recovery efforts are continuing for the F-16 that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean last Wednesday night off the coast of Myrtle Beach. A Navy sonar ship out of Georgetown is trying to locate the site of the jet.