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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46207
Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Date:09-SEP-2005
Time:10:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16AM
Owner/operator:1 Sqn Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: FA112
C/n / msn: 6H-112
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off the Cornfield Range (Waddeneilanden) -   Netherlands
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kleine Brogel AB, Belgium (EBBL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 87-0056, built by SABCA and delivered 26 May 1989. Written off 9 September 2005 when crashed into the North Sea, off the Cornfield Range, Waddeneilanden, the Netherlands. The pilot, Cdt.vl.Fabrice Raoul' Massaux, did not attempt to eject and was killed. Impact was at around 10:55 am local. A four-ship formation was practising strafe runs over the Vliehors training range when one of the F-16s crashed.

Between 18 and 24 September 2005 the aircraft was salvaged by Svitzer Wijsmuller company with salvage vessel “Coastal Worker”. Wreck transported to Den Helder.

Sources:

1. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/2230/
2. http://belmilac.wikifoundry.com/page/Part+6+%3A+FA-101+-+FA-120
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1987.html


Images:

Photo of FA112 courtesy AirHistory.net


Fairford (EGVA / FFD)
28 July 1994; (c) Gerard Helmer

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
20-Jul-2010 04:56 sundevil Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
09-Apr-2011 08:57 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants]
23-Nov-2013 01:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2014 21:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 08:17 Faun Updated [Operator]

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