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F-16 Accident Reports for 2022

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Found 5 aircraft, displaying 1- 5 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
11 Jan 2022 [ w/o] 6650 93- 0751 RoCAF 21 TFG F-16A Block 72 V News Article Details
Crashed into the sea during a training mission around 15:26 hrs local at the Shuaixi firing range, some 14,5 miles west from Chiayi AB. The jet was last inspected on December 28th, 2021 and had a total flight time of 3,415.05 hours. It was not equipped with Collision Avoidance System.
02 Mar 2022 [ ] 89035 89- 2035 USAF 555 FS F-16C Block 40 E USAF F-16C carries out successful gear up landing at Aviano Details
Performed a succesfull wheels-up landing after suffering a MLG wheel loss upon take-off enroute to a CAP mission over South-Eastern Europe.
23 Mar 2022 [ w/o] 89142 89- 2142 USAF 125 FS F-16C Block 42 G News Article Details
During a training flight to interecept a slow moving target the pilot incorrectly judged that his aircraft had departed controlled flight and ejected. The pilot ejected successfully.
11 May 2022 [ w/o] 88480 88- 0480 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 40 C Newsarticle Details
Departed the runway at around 14:45h local time during landing at Joe Foss Field. The pilot left the jet unhurt.
06 Jun 2022 [ sto] 93817 93- 0817 USAF 21 FS F-16A Block 20 News Article Details
Upon touchdown at Honolulu IAP on its way back to Taiwan to be upgraded to F-16V, the aircraft experienced a front landing gear malfunction, where nose gear did not deploy, and the jet touched down on its nose. The pilot remained with the aircraft and could exit afterwards. Aircraft is currently being assessed for repair.

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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