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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244969
Last updated: 5 April 2021
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Date:17-NOV-2020
Time:18:07 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A-20-CF Fighting Falcon
Owner/operator:Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF)
Registration: 6672
C/n / msn: TA-72
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:about 15km NE of Hualien Airport (HUN/RCYU) -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hualien Airport (HUN/RCYU)
Destination airport:Hualien Airport (HUN/RCYU)
Narrative:
A Taiwanese military F-16A-20-CF, operated by the 5th Tactical Fighter Wing, 26th Tactical Fighter Group, is missing. Search operations are being conducted. After several days the pilot still has not been found. The pilot is deemed to have died in the crash.

Sources:

1. https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4055932
2. https://ycnews.com/taiwans-f-16-fighter-lost-contact-during-night-flight/
3. https://taiwanenglishnews.com/f-16-missing-suspected-crashed-off-east-coast-of-taiwan/
4. https://focustaiwan.tw/politics/202011170018

http://www.f-16.net/g3/var/resizes/f-16-photos/album39/album32/6672.jpg?m=1577477031 (photo)


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Nov-2020 17:05 gerard57 Added
17-Nov-2020 17:09 gerard57 Updated [Date, Registration, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
17-Nov-2020 17:31 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2020 18:35 RobertMB Updated [Date, Time, Location, Source]
17-Nov-2020 21:16 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
21-Nov-2020 08:22 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
05-Apr-2021 10:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Operator]

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