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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162522
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Time:11:09 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16D
Owner/operator:93rd FS, 482nd FW, USAF (93rd Fighter Squadron, 482nd Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 87-0380
C/n / msn: 5D-74
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Mexico, off Florida Keys, 35 Miles E of Marathon, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Homestead AFB, Florida (HST/KHST)
Destination airport:Homestead AFB, Florida (HST/KHST)
Written off 12 March 2007 when the F-16D crashed around 11:09 hours local into the Gulf of Mexico, off the Florida Keys, about 35 miles east of Marathon, Monroe County, Florida. (At approximate Coordinates: 2443′35″N 812′25″W)

It was determined by the AIB that the crash was caused by pilot error. A speed that was too low with a shifting centre of gravity forced the jet out of control. The pilot, Major Timothy B. Piccin, flying solo, ejected safely, and was picked up by the US Coast Guard



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Revision history:

27-Nov-2013 00:16 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Dec-2013 04:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]

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