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F-16 Accident Reports for 2010

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Found 12 aircraft, displaying 1- 12 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
Unknown [ act] 89116 89- 2116 USAF 421 FS F-16C Block 40 G Details
During a strafing run, a bullet blew up prematurely causing damage to the airframe. This was repairable.
11 Feb 2010 [ w/o] MM7238 80- 0615 AMI 23 gruppo F-16A Block 15 B ADF News Article Details
The aircraft crashed in the Adriatic 3 miles out from the coast between the cities Cervia and Ravenna at 15:30h local. The pilot, Maj. Luca Crovatti, ejected safely.
25 Feb 2010 [ w/o] 88513 88- 0513 USAF 36 FS F-16C Block 40 D Details
The right main landing gear collapsed upon landing. An attached AGM-65 missile scraped the runway and the jet veered off the runway to the right.
06 Jun 2010 [ sto] MM7269 79- 0431 AMI 37 Stormo F-16B Block 10 B Details
An unknown mishap happened to the aircraft, but is was never repaired afterwards.
26 Aug 2010 [ w/o] 522 99- 1522 HAF 340 Mira F-16C Block 52 News Article Details
Destroyed in a mid-air with F-16C (99-1538, 604) in an accident at 14:05 local during a training exercise (scenario 4 vs. 2) south of Crete, west of the island of Chrissi. The pilot, Captain Anastasios Balatsoukas, was killed.
26 Aug 2010 [ w/o] 604 99- 1538 HAF 340 Mira F-16D Block 52 News Article Details
Destroyed in a mid-air with F-16C (99-1522, 522) in an accident at 14:05 local during a training exercise (scenario 4 vs. 2) south of Crete, west of the island of Chrissi. Both pilots ejected with Lieutenant Paulos Botzakis being safe and Captain Iosif Anastasakis passing away on August 29th due to his injuries.
28 Sep 2010 [ w/o] 140 80- 3549 RJAF 1 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU Details
08 Oct 2010 [ sto] 89144 89- 2144 USAF 4 FS F-16C Block 40 H AIB Report Details
Ran off the runway at Bagram AB due to a braking malfunction.
18 Oct 2010 [ w/o] 40315 90- 7028 RTAF 403 sqn F-16A Block 15 AZ OCU Details
The F-16 went missing at 10:00 hours local near Den Mai Sung village in tambon Mae Salit in Ban Tak district. The pilot, Flight Lieutenant Thanikorn Luangrungwaree, didn't survive the crash.
02 Nov 2010 [ sto] 3005 00- 6060 USAF 148 FS F-16F Block 60 Details
The aircraft was badly damaged when hitting a flock of birds. It is seemed repairable.
10 Nov 2010 [ w/o] 480 00- 1041 IDFAF 119 sqn F-16D Block 52 News Article Details
The aircraft was part of a four-ship formation that was on a training exercise from Ramon AFB and crashed in the area of Mitzpeh Ramon at around 20:00h local time. No distress call was received and the pilot, Maj. Amihai Itkis, and the navigator, Maj. Emmanuel Levi, were found on Thursday afternoon. Both didn't survive the crash.
01 Dec 2010 [ act] 88446 88- 0446 USAF 555 FS F-16C Block 40 C News Article Details
The aircraft departed the runway at Aviano AB during ground roll after a landing. Safety chains were used to slow the aircraft down before it left the runway. The nose gear colapsed in the soft grass. Flights were halted the rest of the day but resumed by the next day.

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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