ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46599
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:10-JAN-1992
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:313 Squadron, Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)
Registration: J-007
C/n / msn: 6D-163/L-286
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea at Vliehors Range, 1.5 km off Vlieland -   Netherlands
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Leeuwarden AB (LHW/ELHW)
Destination airport:Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands (EHLW)
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 88-0007, delivered 21 December 1990. Written off 10 January 1992 when crashed into the North Sea at the Vliehors range, 1.5 Km of Vlieland, in the Netherlands. The pilot, 1st Lieutenant Willem van Suydam, (call sign VIPER RED 01) did not eject and was killed in the crash. Cause of the crash is believed to have been target fixation by the pilot, leading to spatial disorientation.

Sources:
1. http://www.archiefleeuwardercourant.nl/site/article.do?code=LC&date=19920110&id=LC-19920110-1005&words=+F-16%20f-16
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/2525/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1988.html
4. http://www.flyingbrick.nl/f16.htm
5. http://www.prk-aviation.nl/Cornfield%20movements%20various.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
11-Nov-2008 02:06 harro Updated
08-Nov-2013 02:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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