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Israeli F-16 slides off runway

December 26, 2012 (by Asif Shamim) - An Israeli Air Force F-16 slid off the runway at Ramat David airbase after completing a routine training mission on Tuesday.

IDFAF F-16C block 30 #359 from 110 sqn is coming in for landing at Ramat David AB on February 2nd, 2004. [ photo by Ofer Zidon]

There were no injuries reported to the pilot and initial inquiry suggest it was technical fault rather than pilot error which caused the accident.

The aircraft sustained structural damage. Ongoing enquires by the IAF are underway.