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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154415
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:27-SEP-2003
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C
Owner/operator:2 (F) Sqn Royal Bahraini AF
Registration: 204
C/n / msn: AC-12
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Persian Gulf, 46 miles N of Bahrain -   Bahrain
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Isa Air Base, Bahrain (OBBS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 98-0215, delivered to Bahrain under FMS Program Peace Crown II in September 2000. Written off 27 September 2005 when crashed 46 miles north of Bahrain over the Gulf at night.

It is thought that the pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Abdulaziz Snan Al Dossary became disorientated during manoeuvres. As far as is known, he did not attempt to eject, and was killed in the crash.

First operational (and possibly only) loss of an F-16 in Bahrain service

Sources:

1. https://www.news24.com/World/News/Bahraini-F-16-crashes-20030928
2. http://www.scrambl.nl [Scramble 309]
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheik_Isa_Air_Base
4. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/4467/
5. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1998.html
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Bahraini_Air_Force#Incidents_and_accidents


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2013 13:31 gerard57 Added
25-Mar-2013 19:31 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
04-Aug-2013 20:00 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Nov-2013 03:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Nov-2013 03:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
30-Oct-2014 10:07 ABBA Updated [Operator]

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