On February 17, a Polish F-16 almost fell from the skies, from an altitude of 10,000 meters during a training exercises conducted in the Krzesiny district, near Poznan, western Poland.
Two tyres on the F-16IN demonstrator jet blew out during landing after displaying on the final day of the Aero India International air show. No one was reported injured.
A court in Greece has convicted and sentenced a Turkish fighter pilot in absentia to four years in prison over a fatal jet crash over the Aegean Sea in 2006.
I had heard that Shaw was home to the finest Airmen in our Air Force. In just two weeks after my arrival, I had an experience that proved it.
An F-16 from the 388th FW jettisoned its two external fuel tanks into the Great Salt Lake during a training exercise. Base personnel and park employees are assisting in the recovery clean up.
During the Tactical Leadership Program at Florennes AB yesterday a PoAF F-16 slid off the runway. The pilot safely ejected and walked away without injuries.
Radios set to the emergency response channels squawked an unusual message from the Base Command on the morning of November 12 with the announcement that an F-16 was less than 10 minutes out of Baghdad IAP with an in-flight emergency.
A USAF F-16 (believed to be #93-0554) assigned to the 332nd AEW, based at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, caught fire after the pilot aborted the takeoff, at about 5.40h Baghdad time.
A US Air force jet dropped a BDU-33 dummy bomb near the strip in Las Vegas, hitting a truck.
An F-16 from the Air National Guard had to make an emergency landing Wednesday at Fresno Yosemite International Airport, KSEE News reported.
An F-16D Block 52 from the Polish Air Force (PolAF) made a successful emergency landing at Okecie airport in Warsaw at 10.00h local time on Monday, after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit.
On Tuesday afternoon one of Israel's F-16s based at Nevatim airbase collapsed on to its belly after the passenger pulled the wrong handle causing the landing gear to retract. No injuries were reported.
The Accident Investigation Board report for F-16C block 25 #84-1273 has been released. The conclusion of the investigation says the cause was due to G-Induced Loss of Consciousness (G-LOC).
The Standard-Examiner is reporting that an air force investigation into a strafing incident at the Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR) on April 8 was the fault of the pilot.
US Air Force official have concluded there investigation of the April 2nd accident at Gila Bend Auxiliary Airfield, Arizona. The conclusion of the report says it was pilot error.