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F-16 Accidents & Mishaps for the Pakistan Air Force

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Found 10 aircraft, displaying 1- 10 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
22 Oct 1994 [ w/o] 82701 81- 0899 PAF 11 sqn F-16A Block 15 E Details
Crashed near Sargodha AB after suffering a birdhit. The pilot ejected safely.
04 Sep 1989 [ w/o] 84712 81- 0910 PAF 38 TW F-16A Block 15 Q Details
During a night sortie and a few minutes after take-off from Sargodha AB, the wingman informed his lead - Sqn.Ldr. Zafar Ahsan - and ground control that he is disoriented. They tried to help by repeatedly telling him to concentrate on the instruments but he crashed a few miles from Sarghoda, killing the pilot.
29 Apr 1987 [ w/o] 85720 81- 0918 PAF 14 sqn F-16A Block 15 S Details
Shot down by Wing Commander Amjad Javed - mistakenly shooting down his wingman. Flight Lieutenant Shahid Sikandar Khan ejected safely.
17 Mar 1994 [ w/o] 85721 81- 0919 PAF 14 sqn F-16A Block 15 S Details
Crashed near Sargodha AB due to spatial dissorientation. The pilot was killed in the accident.
16 Jun 1991 [ w/o] 85723 81- 0921 PAF 9 sqn F-16A Block 15 T Details
On a night training mission with one other F-16. Returning to Kamra AB to land suffered an engine failure forcing Squadron Leader Syed Hassan Raza to eject.
27 Oct 1991 [ w/o] 85725 81- 0923 PAF 14 sqn F-16A Block 15 U Details
Crashed in Attock, Pakistan after it suffered an engine failure during a dogfight training mission with the pilot, Squadron Leader Nadeem Anjum, ejected safely. The engine failure was caused by installing not an original part in the engine during routine maintenance.
10 Nov 1993 [ w/o] 84607 81- 0937 PAF 38 TW F-16B Block 15 N Details
Crash caused by a birdhit. Both pilots, Squadron Leader Khawaja Abdul Majeed and Squadron Leader Nawaz, ejected safely.
18 Dec 1986 [ w/o] 85609 81- 1504 PAF 38 TW F-16B Block 15 U Details
The aircraft took off from Sargodha AB and hit a wild boar causing the two pilots to eject. One of them was Sqn Ldr Faaiz Amir.
17 Jul 2009 [ w/o] 92729 92- 0405 F-16A Block 15 AQ OCU News Article Details
The plane was on a routine night training mission when it crashed close to village of NurPur, 105km south west of Sargodha. The pilot, Squadron Leader Saud Ghulam Nabi, was sadly killed.
11 Mar 2020 [ w/o] 92730 92- 0406 PAF 9 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU Details
Crashed during practice rehearsals for the Pakistan Day military parade over the capital of Islamabad with the loss of the pilot, Wing Commander Noman Akram Shaheed.

Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available
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