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Narrative: Written off 26 March 1999 when suffered an engine failure which forced the pilot, Captain Michael G. Rider, to eject at 2,175 feet AFL. The aircraft crashed after about 20 minutes after take off at 8:40 hours, 22 miles south west of Luke AFB, Maricopa County, Arizona. All Luke AFB F-16's were subsequently grounded as the result of the crash until all engines could be inspected.