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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55043
Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Date:18-SEP-1997
Time:1405 local
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics KF-16C
Owner/operator:121st FS, 20th FW, Republic of Korea Air Force
Registration: 92-004
C/n / msn: KC-4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Gyeryongsan, near Seosan AB, South Chungcheong Province -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Seosan AB (RKTP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 92-4004, built by Samsung and delivered under FMS program Peace Bridge II on 18 October 1994. Written off 19 September 1997: During a training mission in the Chungnam Province, the F-16 slammed into the side of Mount Gyeryongsan, Chungcheongnam-do, (approximate co-ordinates 3620′36″N, 12712′22″) at about 14:05 hours. The pilot, Captain Park Kun, ejected safely. The accident was caused by a crack in a terminal fuel pipe (designated PF4) causing fuel supply shut down.

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl [Scramble 335 and Scramble 222]
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1992.html
3. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/3824/
4. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/RoKAF/f_16_rokaf.htm
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Gyeryong


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2012 12:18 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2013 03:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2013 03:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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