F-16 makes emergency landing at Fiumicino AP

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Unread post18 Dec 2009, 06:38

It was not a major engine loss, just an engine malfunction that caused one of the jets to divert and the wing man to follow. The low lube light lit up in flight.
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Unread post18 Dec 2009, 20:47

ANY engine loss in a Viper is bad! :lmao: TEG
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Unread post18 Dec 2009, 21:33

Just lucky he was near a place to park!
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Unread post21 Dec 2009, 12:26

Apparently it was <a href="aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/2681/">88-0444</a>


USAF F-16C block 40 #88-0444 belonging to the 510th FS made an emergency landing at Rome's Fiumicino Airport due to an engine nozzle problem. [USAF photo]
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Unread post22 Dec 2009, 04:20

Ol Cripple four.
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Unread post22 Dec 2009, 09:55

least the nozzle looks open
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