The USAF Thunderbirds evidently suffered a bird-strike, Saturday, June 26, 2004, during an air show at the Southern Wisconsin Air Fest, at Rock County Airport, near Janesville, Wisconsin.
F-16C #83-1161 from the 61st Fighter Squadron, Luke AFB, AZ performed a belly landing on the Luke AFB runway on June 17, 2004 at approximately 1416. The pilot is tought to be OK; the aircraft sustained fire damage.
The March 9th, 2004, mid-air collision over the Atlantic Ocean involving 2 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 79th FS was attributed to pilot error, according to the accident report released by the US Air Force.
A Singapore Air Force F-16C fighter jet crashed Wednesday night during a routine training mission south of a military training range in southern Arizona.
Two F-16 fighter jets collided at 1:40 PM Monday afternoon over southwestern Indiana. One of the pilots, Maj. William E. Burchett, didn't survive the accident. Whitnesses said his parachute did not open all the way.
A Michigan ANG F-16 pilot on a training mission Saturday helped a passenger plane that had lost its instruments and radio find clear airspace for landing.
On April 15th or 16th, a Belgian Air Force F-16 made a crash-landing during a NVG training mission at NAF El Centro.
Members of the 183rd Fighter Wing based at Capital Airport Springfield, IL,searched unsuccessfully Saturday for a 300-gallon fuel tank that was dropped from an F-16C on Saturday morning.
Two F-16 Fighting Falcons from Shaw Air Force Base landed safely yesterday after being involved in a midair collision over the Atlantic Ocean. The two pilots who were on a scheduled training mission returned uninjured to Shaw around 15.00h.
During an air-to-air firing exercise at Solenzara AB, located on the Island of Corsica (France), Lieutenant Wouter "Rombo" Rombouts had to make an emergency landing shortly after take off.
Today, an Italian F-16 ADF crashed into the Mediterranean sea north of Sicily around 19.10h. The pilot managed to eject from the plane and was rescued.
Aircraft debris that washed up on a beach about six miles from Misawa Air Base belongs to a U.S. F-16DJ that crashed in the Pacific Ocean almost three years ago, base officials said Wednesday.
A pilot's error caused a Thunderbirds F-16C to crash shortly after takeoff during a September airshow at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The pilot ejected just before the aircraft impacted the ground.
On January 16 the 62FS at Luke AFB, AZ experienced the inadvertent jettison of an F-16D canopy. The aircraft involved was #83-1184, block 25D. The canopy contacted the vertical tail during the event, but there were no injuries to ground personnel. No other details are available at this time.
The Turkish Air Forces Command announced that Mehmet Karakuzu, the pilot of the F-16 which crashed in Aegean Kutahya province on Friday, was found dead on Sunday.