ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65927
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Narrative:Written off 23 June 2009 when the aircraft crashed in a remote part of the Utah Test And Training Range, 35 miles south of Wendover, Utah, at 22:25h local time. (The official USAF AIB report puts the crash location as "100 nautical miles south west of Hill Air force Base").
General Dynamics F-16
|Owner/operator:||421st TFS, 388th TFW, USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 1C-261|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Utah Test & Training Range, 35 miles S of Wendover, Utah -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Hill AFB, Utah (HIF/KHIF)|
|Destination airport:||Hill AFB, Utah (HIF/KHIF)|
The pilot, Captain George Bryan Houghton, was killed in the mishap. The crash was caused by target fixation and disorientation due to low night illumination.
8. Video: http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=6910228
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||Dr. John Smith
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