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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145436
Last updated: 24 June 2018
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Time:08:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C
Owner/operator:388th FW, 421st FS, USAF (388th Fighter Wing, 421st Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)
Registration: 88-0433
C/n / msn: 1C-35
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:About 60 miles west of Ogden, Utah desert -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hill Air Force Base - KHIF
Destination airport:Hill Air Force Base - KHIF
A USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon (88-0433), assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing, 421st FS crashed at the Utah Test and Training Range at approximately 08:35 hours local time on May 4, 2012

At the time of the accident, there was one person on board. The pilot successfully ejected and is being evaluated by medical personnel. Emergency response teams from Hill Air Force Base are responding to the accident.

Col. Scott Long, commander of the 388th Fighter Wing, said a board of inquiry will investigate the accident, and an official report will released in due course.

The F-16 was participating in readiness-training when something went wrong and the pilot had to eject. The pilot, who is a captain and a very experienced pilot, according to Long, was uninjured and walked to the rescue helicopter.



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Revision history:

05-May-2012 03:18 gerard57 Added
05-May-2012 04:58 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-May-2012 23:49 RW-018 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2013 02:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Sep-2013 02:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Sep-2013 02:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Sep-2013 15:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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