An F-16 (#85-1445) crashed at 09.30h at the Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field, about five miles south of Gila Bend. This is the second such crash in three days involving an F-16 from Luke Air Force Base.
A U.S. Air Force F-16CG
from Hill AFB crashed today at approximately 6:30 am local time today southwest of Baghdad. The pilot, a captain with Hill Air Force Base's 388th Fighter Wing in Utah, ejected safely and was rescued within an hour by a combat search and rescue team.
Yesterday in the late afternoon, an F-16 (#88-0451) based at Luke Air Force Base crashed during a training at the Barry M. Goldwater Range about 15 miles south of Gila Bend (Southern Arizona). The pilot, Captain David O'Malley, safely ejected prior to the crash.
Yesterday, a Greek air force F-16 block 30 crashed into a field near Volos soon after takeoff on a training flight from the military base of Nea Anchialos. The pilot ejected safely.
An American F-16 crashed last night during takeoff from the Osan Air Base, Kyonggi Province, the Ministry of National Defense said.
The pilot managed to eject from the plane just before the crash and was sent to nearby hospital.
Air Force investigators have determined pilot error caused two F-16CGs to collide Dec. 18, while performing a four-ship night vision goggle training mission.
A U.S. F-16 fighter fired an anti-radiation missile at a Patriot missile battery in Iraq after the battery's radar locked on the jet. No casualties were reported.
Yesterday afternoon an F-16 fighter jet crashed in the northern West Bank. The pilot, an experienced Major (Res.), reported engine trouble during a routine training flight, and ditched the plane when he was unable to get the General Electric engine back to full power.
US Air Force investigators have determined engine failure caused an F-16C aircraft to crash Sept. 11, during a basic surface attack training sortie.
A maintenance crew was performing a hot oil servicing run following a phase inspection in front of nosedock 7 at Eielson AFB, AK. For undetermined reason, the aircraft traveled approximately 400 feet and came to a stop on the right wingtip, right main landing gear and nose landing gear.
Air Force investigators determined that pilot error caused the collision of two F-16Cs Oct. 25, 2002, approximately 82 miles southwest of Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
Air Force investigators determined there was not sufficient evidence to form an opinion as to the cause of the F-16C crash Sept. 9 during a night training mission near Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.
On 19 December 2002, RDAF Block 15 F-16A 87-0006
(LM Type/Version 6F-49, F100-PW-200 engine) was significantly damaged when it ran off the end of the runway at Bagram AB, Afghanistan. The pilot landed at night after a weather divert into Bagram AB but could not stop the aircraft on the wet runway.
After its' landing gear failed, an F-16 belly-landed at Tucson International Airport.
An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot from the Air Force Reserve Command's 419th Fighter Wing here was killed Nov. 13 when his aircraft crashed during a combat training mission.