An F-16 pilot of the Arizona Air National Guard ran into trouble while trying to take off at Tucson International Airport. The pilot had to abort his take off and as the F-16 continued down the runway the pilot dropped the hook, stopping the jet.
Yesterday, a young Greek Viper pilot with only 130 flying hours in the F-16 made a successful dead stick landing at the Lemnos Island International Airport at 11:00.
A two-seat IDF/AF F-16D crashed today at Ramat David AFB, Israel, around noon local time. Both crew members ejected safely.
The Burlington International Airport, Vermont, closed their runways on Wednesday after an F-16's landing gear collapsed. The F-16 from the ANG 158th "Green Mountain Boys" FW was returning from a routine exercise at around 17.40h when the accident happened.
Circa 17.00 hours on April 18, 2005 an F-16DJ crashed next to the Ashley River near Charleston, South Carolina. The two crew members ejected safely. Both the main power and backup power failed moments before the crash, the pilot said.
An Air Force pilot was able to safely eject moments before his F-16DJ crashed just short of the runway at Nellis Air Force Base.
On Thursday morning (March 3rd, 2005) at 06.30h a Turkish Air Force F-16D from 4 AJÜ went missing over rugged terrain in the North of Turkey. The two pilots aboard are now confirmed to have been killed in this accident.
An F-16 fighter jet landed safely at the Albuquerque Sunport on Wednesday after reportedly getting into some trouble during take off.
A left brake anti-skid malfunction during landing and the pilot's failure to follow an emergency checklist caused an F-16C Fighting Falcon to leave the runway while deployed July 10, according to an accident investigation board report released Feb. 15.
The Air Force says pilot error and a poorly designed aircraft interface caused the F16 pilot to accidentally fire rounds into a New Jersey elementary school.
Air Force officials announced investigation findings of the May 19 F-16 Fighting Falcon crash on the Tohono O'odham Nation in Arizona. The pilot, Singaporean air force 2nd Lt. Kwang Han Loo, was killed in the crash.
An F-16 block15 OCU (TS-1601
) belonging to the Indonesian Air Force skidded off runway after landing at the Hasanuddin Airport in South Sulawesi province Wednesday morning.
For the third time in less than two weeks an F16 Fighting Falcon was forced to make an emergency landing at Syracuse Hancock International Airport.
An ANG F-16 Viper from the 121st FS/113th FW at Andrews AFB, on a nighttime training mission in New Jersey, accidentally fired 25 rounds of ammunition that tore through an elementary school last night. Luckily, no one got injured.
A Dutch F-16 (J-637
) damaged part of its undercarriage when it landed in Kyrgyzstan today, forcing the authorities to close its main civilian airport. The accident happened in the afternoon when the jet's nose wheel suddenly collapsed seconds after it landed at Manas civilian airport.