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F-16 Accident Reports for 2020

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Found 5 aircraft, displaying 1- 5 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
14 Jan 2020 [ w/o] 9719 96- 0094 F-16C Block 40 News Article Details
Crashed during a training flight near Shabanah near Rafah, North Sinai, unfortunately killing the pilot, Hisham Hasani.
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.
30 Jun 2020 [ w/o] 94043 94- 0043 USAF 77 FS F-16C Block 50 News Article Details
The aircraft crashed at approximately 23:30hrs local time. The pilot, 1st Lt. David Schmitz, was taken to Prisma Tuomey Hospital for treatment where he later died. The aircraft’s landing gear was damaged in an initial landing attempt and in a subsequent landing attempt the F-16 departed the runway and the pilot was fatally injured during an unsuccessful ejection.
17 Nov 2020 [ w/o] 6672 93- 0773 RoCAF 26 TFG F-16A Block 72 V News Article Details
Went missing over water right after take off from Hualien AB. The pilot was Col. Jiang Zheng Zhi.
08 Dec 2020 [ w/o] 86317 86- 0317 USAF 176 FS F-16C Block 30 E News Article Details
During a night-time training sortie the pilot experienced a malfunctioning GPS system. While trying to solve this the pilot entered worse weather condition while making manoeuvres to deconflict with his wingman. The pilot then suffered spatial disorientation and suffered from a controlled flight into terrain with no attempt to eject. The pilot, capt. Durwood Jones, didn't survide the crash.

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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