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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46598
Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Date:13-JAN-1992
Time:11:06 local
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C
Owner/operator:127th TFS, 184th TFG, Kansas ANG, USAF (127th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 184th TFG, Kansas ANG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 84-1267
C/n / msn: 5C-104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles from McConnell AFB, Wichita, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:McConnell AFB, Wichita, Kansas (IAB/KIAB)
Destination airport:McConnell AFB, Wichita, Kansas (IAB/KIAB)
Narrative:
On January 13th 1992, F-16C 84-1267 of the 127th TFS, 184th TFG, Kansas Air National Guard, USAF was returning from a practice firing sortie of a M61A1 20mm cannon, and in the process of beginning touch-and-goes.

Pilot, Major David Ternes of the 127th FS was bringing the aircraft into McConnell AFB when he experienced trouble at 11:06 hours. Ternes was forced to eject at 150 feet and two miles from base. The aircraft tore through a house nearly hitting the sole occupant. Both people - Major Ternes, and the occupant of the house - survived uninjured. Cause of the accident was attributed to a lack of engine response.

Sources:

1. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1597/
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1984.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170218120105/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_90s.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
08-Nov-2013 02:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Nov-2013 02:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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