A U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot was killed late Tuesday when his plane crashed into a rice paddy in South Korea. The crash occurred about 10 p.m. as the pilot was on a training mission from Kunsan Air Base.
Investigators have determined engine failure led to an F-16 crash over the Gulf of Mexico Dec. 13. The aircraft, assigned to the 27th Fighter Wing at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., was on temporary duty at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., at the time of the accident. The pilot experienced minor injuries after ejecting from the aircraft.
On Monday April 2nd an F-16A from the RDAF crashed while doing ACM with three other F-16's. They all belonged to Skrydstrup AFB. The pilot, 36 years old Captain Allan O. Jensen, ejected safely and was taken to Aalborg AFB hospital in good condition.
An F-16 (#87-0330) from Cannon Air Force Base crashed near the Melrose Bombing Range just after 1100h.
Engine failure caused an Oklahoma Air National Guard F-16 to crash Oct. 12 near Atlanta, Kan. The aircraft was assigned to the 138th Fighter Wing at Tulsa International Airport. The pilot experienced only minor injuries after ejecting from the aircraft.
Air Combat Command determined that a critical combination of avionics anomalies, procedural errors and individual mistakes - on the ground and in the air - led to the Nov. 16, 2000, midair collision between an F-16 and a Cessna 172 near Bradenton, Fla.
An Air Force fighter pilot committed a series of errors that "substantially contributed" to a fatal mid-air collision between an Air Force F-16 and a privately owned Cessna airplane over a Florida golf course last November, according to investigators.
A bird strike was the probable cause of an F-16C crash near Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., July 1, according to officials investigating the accident.
Investigators have determined the midair collision of two F-16 jet fighters near Moapa, Nev., on Aug. 8 was due to pilot error.
Air Force investigators have determined that pilot error was the cause of an Air Force Reserve F-16C crash four miles north of Tulia, Texas, Aug. 28. The pilot was killed in the crash.
Col. Michael Lepper, 35th Operations Group commander at Misawa Air Base, Japan, says training, technology, and a bit of luck helped him survive his ejection from a crippled F-16 over the Sea of Japan.
Engine failure was the cause of a F-16C crash in the Atlantic Ocean Aug. 31, according to officials investigating the accident.
A US F-16 collided with a small plane Thursday and crashed in flames. The pilot of the Cessna 172 was killed, while the fighter pilot parachuted to safety onto a golf course and walked to someone's house to use the phone.
The pilot of a Greek F-16 block 30 was killed on Monday after a crash in the Pagasitic Gulf near Volos.
One American pilot was rescued and another missing after two U.S. F-16C/GE-129 jets collided in mid-air over the Sea of Japan on Monday. Japanese and U.S. forces were continuing to search for the other pilot who also ejected from his aircraft.