F-16 Fighting Falcon News

TuAF F-16 pilot found dead

January 18, 2004 (by Anonymous) - The Turkish Air Forces Command announced that Mehmet Karakuzu, the pilot of the F-16 which crashed in Aegean Kutahya province on Friday, was found dead on Sunday.
A statement of Air Forces Command said that an F16 Fighting Falcon belonging to Balikesir Ninth Main Jet Base Command crashed in Domanic town of Aegean Kutahya province due to a technical failure during training flight on Friday.

The wreckage was found 15 kilometers of Domanic on Sunday morning as a result of search and rescue operations.

The pilot, Mehmet Karakuzu, who had not been able to eject, died in the plane crash.