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.
Teams are searching for the wreckage of an F-16 Fighting Falcon which crashed near Tavsanli town of western Kutahya province after it took off from Main Jet Base in northwestern Balikesir province on Friday.
Poor situational awareness was the likely cause of F-16C #89-2084 which crashed in South Korea on Sept. 9th 2003, a U.S. Air Force investigation team determined.
The Air Force has found quite a few defective engine parts in F-16s and has made repairs and ordered extra inspections of the aircraft to avoid future crashes.
Failure of a turbine blade caused a 147th FW Ellington ANG F-16C to crash in an unpopulated area near Rosepine, La., Sept. 22, according to a report Air Force officials released today.
According to a final USAF report, pilot fatigue contributed to June 12, Iraq mishap where a USAF F-16 flamed out due to a mistake in fuel management.
A National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon had to make an emergency landing at the South Burlington Airport Monday morning. The jet, belonging to the 134th FS 'Green Mountain Boys', blew a main tire on take-off.
Today, at 18:31 local time, a Turkish F-16C block 40 crashed during a training flight. The F-16 belonged to the 6th AJÜ (Ana Jet Üs), based at Bandirma AB. Pilot Serhat Yildirim ejected safely but suffered some injuries.