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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46252
Last updated: 24 August 2019
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Date:24-APR-2002
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16BM
Owner/operator:Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: FB-19
C/n / msn: 61-19
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sellingen -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kleine Brogel AB, Belgium (EBBL)
Destination airport:Kleine Brogel AB, Belgium (EBBL)
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 80-3594, built by SABCA and delivered 25 May 1983. Underwent MLU (Mid-Life Update) between September 1998 and February 2000

Written off 24 April 2002: Destroyed in a mid-air collision over Sellingen (province of Groningen, part of the municipality of Vlagtwedde, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Emmen, the Netherlands) with Ultra Light Motorised Comco Ikarus C42 (PH-3G8 c/n 9911-6218); the F-16 crashed in a nearby forest.

One pilot, Cdt.vl.Martin Levicar, saved himself with his ejection seat, but the second F16 pilot, Kapt.vl.Luc Viaene, was killed when his 'chute failed to open. The pilot of the ULM was also killed.

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl (Scramble 277)
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/864/
3. http://belmilac.wikifoundry.com/page/Part+8+%3A+FB-01+-+FB-24
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20090215024916/http://ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/BELGIUM/f_16_belgium.htm
5. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1980.html
6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tink_norfolk/8134325378/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
01-Oct-2011 21:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2012 18:23 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Total occupants, Location, Country, Departure airport, Narrative]
21-Nov-2013 04:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Aug-2014 07:23 harro Updated [Total fatalities]
09-Nov-2014 08:15 Oezil 007 Updated [Operator]
17-Oct-2018 13:44 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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