Air Combat Command released the Aircraft Accident Investigation Report Jan. 26 on the Sept. 1 F-16C crash 25 miles south of Fort Sumner, N.M.
ROCAF F-16B #6813 crashed in a tea plantation near Taitung AB. Sadly, the crew did not survive. An earlier announcement by the air force had claimed that the fighter disappeared over the sea, and said a search and rescue operation had been launched.
A team from the 35th Fighter Wing at Misawa Air Base began an investigation into why a USAF F-16 crashed in northern Japan on Thursday.
A Japan-based U.S. F-16 crashed in the north of the country on Thursday, the second accident in two days. A U.S. Air Force F-16 from Misawa Air Base crashed in a wooded area of Kamaishi, a city about 140 km (85 miles) south of Misawa, while on a routine training mission.
Air Combat Command released the Aircraft Accident Investigation Report Jan. 12 on the Sept. 12 F-16D crash near Avon Park, Fla.
An F-16CJ from the 78th Fighter Squadron at Shaw AFB, S. C., crashed July 22 because of the failure of a "critical bearing in a linkage that controls air flow" to its General Electric F110 turbofan, the U.S. Air Force says. The pilot ejected safely, but the aircraft was destroyed.
An Air Force F-16D from Cannon AFB crashed at 0900h, Dec. 4th, about 30 miles south of Fort Sumner, New Mexico. The aircraft was flying an incentive flight at the time of the incident.
A Shaw AFB F-16 pilot from the 55th Fighter Squadron safely ejected prior to the aircraft impacting the ground here Nov. 19 at 3 p.m.
An Indiana Air National Guard F-16 from the 181st Fighter Wing, crashed Nov. 17 at 2:40 p.m. in a remote area of the Jefferson Proving Ground near Madison, Indiana.
The pilot of an F-16 was killed when the aircraft crashed at the north portion of the Utah Test and Training Range at 3 p.m. Nov. 9.
Air Combat Command has released the Aircraft Investigation Report on the May 13 F-16C crash near Ainsworth, Neb. The aircraft was from the 174th Fighter Squadron of the 185th Fighter Wing, Sioux City Air National Guard Base, Iowa.
First Lt. Brice Simpson, the pilot of the F-16 which crashed at Misawa nearly two months ago, died Sept. 17 as a result of the injuries sustained in the July 24 accident. Simpson, who was assigned to the 14th Fighter Squadron here, crashed while trying to take off on a routine training mission. He ejected from his aircraft during the incident. A memorial service for Simpson is scheduled for 4 p. m. Sept. 22 at the Misawa Air Base Chapel.
An Air Force Reserve Command F-16D crashed Sept. 12 at Avon Park Range, about 50 miles south of Orlando, killing the pilot, Capt. Thomas Carr.
A Cannon Air Force Base F-16 crashed at 09.13h CDT Sept. 1, 30 miles southwest of Fort Sumner, N. M. Maj. Kevin Frisbie, 523rd Fighter Squadron, ejected from the aircraft.
Air Combat Command released the Aircraft Accident Investigation Report on the March 23 F-16C gear collapse incident on the runway at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Sept. 1. The aircraft was from the 4th Fighter Squadron.