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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46201
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:19-JUL-2006
Time:c. 15:00 loc
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16AM
Owner/operator:311 Sqn Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)
Registration: J-363
C/n / msn: 6D-120/L-225
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waddenzee, off Vlieland, West Frisian Islands -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Volkel AB, Netherlands (UDE/EHVK)
Destination airport:Volkel AB, Netherlands (UDE/EHVK)
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 84-1363, built by Fokker and delivered 29 January 1987. Had a mid-life update between March 1998 and January 1999.

Written off 19 July 2006 when crashed into the Waddenzee near the island of Vlieland around 15:00 hours local.The pilot (1st Lt M. Van Zuijam) was able to eject and was subsequently rescued by a KLu AB-412SP SAR helicopter. The cause of the accident was not confirmed, but the investigations all pointed to a crack in the diffuser case causing an engine failure/flame out

Sources:

1. http://www.scrambl.nl [Scramble 329]
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1693/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1984.html
4. http://www.prk-aviation.nl/Crashes%20cornfield-range.htm
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20171101202529/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/2006.htm#jul
6. http://www.berkaviation.com/cpg1418/displayimage.php?pos=-411


Images:

Photo of J-363 courtesy AirHistory.net


Leeuwarden (EHLW / LWR)
16 May 1990; (c) Joop de Groot

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
22-May-2009 09:09 harro Updated
26-Nov-2013 03:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 11:11 Boelck O. Updated [Operator]

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