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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122933
Last updated: 14 July 2019
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Time:1:20pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C-30CF
Owner/operator:115th FW, 176th FS, Wisconsin Air National Guard, US
Registration: 87-0242
C/n / msn: 5C-503
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ember Avenue, New Chester, near Oxford, Adams County, Wisconsin -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Volk Field Air National Guard Base - VOK/KVOK
Destination airport:Volk Field Air National Guard Base - VOK/KVOK
An F-16 has crashed in Adams County, Wisconsin.

ABC News is reporting the plane took off from Volk Field Air National Guard Base (VOK/KVOK) near the city of Tomah before crashing near Oxford Tuesday at 1:20pm LT. The F-16 crashed into an unoccupied vacation home on Ember Avenue in the town of New Chester.

A witness said the plane, "came so low I could see the missiles and now it's burning in the woods."

According to the Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office, a pilot from the Madison-based 115th Fighter Wing of the Wisconsin Air National Guard is safe after the pilot was ejected from an F-16 fighter jet over Adams County at approximately 1:20 p.m. Tuesday during a routine training flight.

The aircraft, which were scheduled to return to Madison following the air manoeuvre training, were not carrying any live ammunition. Emergency teams from Volk Field, the New Chester & Truax Field Fire Departments were called to the scene.

The crash is the first such accident for the 115th Fighter Wing since 1995, which was then identified as a manufacturer's defect.



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Revision history:

07-Jun-2011 14:32 gerard57 Added
07-Jun-2011 23:39 vvvww Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
08-Jun-2011 01:08 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Damage]
15-Jul-2011 08:51 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2011 08:00 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location]
25-Sep-2013 04:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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