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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161952
Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C
Owner/operator:Türk Hava Kuvvetleri
Registration: 88-0022
C/n / msn: TAI/4R-24
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Akinci AB (Akıncı Hava Üssü) -   Turkey
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Akinci AB (LTAE)
Destination airport:Akinci AB (LTAE)
Because of engine failure during ground attack training, pilot Major Semih Birdoğan consequently declared an emergency and tried to return to base. Unfortunately, 400 to 500 feet from the runway he had to eject, and the F-16 impacted just short of the runway.



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Revision history:

07-Nov-2013 21:24 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Nov-2013 23:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
19-Sep-2014 16:05 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Nov-2015 11:10 TB Updated [Operator]

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