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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238829
Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Date:17-DEC-2002
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A Falcon
Owner/operator:332 Sqn Luftforsvaret (RNoAF)
Registration: 686
C/n / msn: 6K-58
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Manas Air Base (USAF Ganci AFB) Bishkek. -   Kyrgyzstan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Manas Air Base (USAF Ganci AFB) Bishkek
Destination airport:Manas AB (USAF Ganci AFB) Bishkek
Narrative:
The main undercarriage of the aircraft collapsed when it touched down heavily when landing at Manas Air Base, (USAF, Ganci AFB), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The aircraft was transported back to Norway, repaired and returned to service.
The aircraft was on deployment from its base at Rygge Air Station, Moss, Norway and was operating with other aircraft from its unit from the Manas Air Base, (USAF Ganci AB), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
with the 376th Air Expeditionary wing supporting military operations in the Afghanistan War, being employed from October 2002 in operation ' Enduring Freedom' with the European Participating Air Forces (EPAF) which hosted several international security assistance air force units.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transit_Center_at_Manas
http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/956/


Images:


RAF Waddington (EGXW), Lincolnshire, UK. - 4th July 2009


RAF Waddington (EGXW), Lincolnshire, UK. - 4th July 2009


RAF Waddington (EGXW), Lincolnshire, UK. - 4th July 2009

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jul-2020 06:42 Peter Clarke Added
30-Jul-2020 07:54 MIG21 Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]
01-Aug-2020 07:19 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
04-Aug-2020 14:12 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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