F-16 Aircraft Database

F-16 Accident Reports for 1995

Found 31 aircraft, displaying 31-31 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
27 Dec 1995 [act] 92887 92-3887 USAF 13 FS F-16C Block 50P Details
The aircraft made a landing on the runway at Misawa AB with no nose gear when the nose strut refused to extend on approach. The pilot landed it perfectly on the main gear and touched it down on the ECM pod. The pod saved the aircraft form exstensive frame damage and also saved the HTS pod from being wrecked. The cause was found to be a misinstalled torque link pin from that mornings tow out of the HAS. The strut extended on takeoff and it became jammed in the nose well keeping the nose gear from extending.

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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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