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Last updated: 3 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16B
Registration: ET-211
C/n / msn: 6G-8
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Assens/Fyn -   Denmark
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Skrydstrup AB (SKS/ESKP)
Destination airport:
Collided with F-16B ET-209 during NATO exercise 'Blue Moon'. Pilot Capt. Ole Bria Lessel ejected safely. The aircraft were flying in close formation in low altitude with ET-209 in front. During a turn the pilot in ET-211 misunderstood the instructions from the formation leader and collided with ET-209 during the turn.

Limbursch dagblad 20 June 1984, p1


Photo of ET-211 courtesy

Breda - Gilze-Rijen (EHGR / GLZ)
14 June 1982; (c) Jonathan Verschuuren

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Revision history:

03-Aug-2012 01:22 Masen63 Added
16-Oct-2013 23:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2013 18:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
30-Oct-2014 09:50 INV Updated [Operator]
09-Jan-2016 21:19 TB Updated [Source]
11-Jan-2016 16:30 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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