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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147363
Last updated: 22 May 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-209
C/n / msn: 6G-6
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Assens/Fyn -   Denmark
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Skrydstrup AB (SKS/ESKP)
Destination airport:
Collided with F-16B ET-211 during NATO exercise 'Blue Moon'. Pilot Lt Egon Christensen and technician SA Flemming Mortensen ejected but hit the canopy and didn't survive. 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.



Photo of ET-209 courtesy

Abingdon (EGUD / ABB)
17 September 1982; (c) Jerry Hughes

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Revision history:

03-Aug-2012 01:22 Masen63 Added
30-Oct-2013 18:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Oct-2013 18:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]
30-Oct-2014 09:49 INV Updated [Operator]
11-Jan-2016 16:24 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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