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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46277
Last updated: 28 May 2019
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Date:23-JUL-2001
Time:18:31 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16DG
Owner/operator:56th FW, 308th FS, USAF (56th Fighter Wing, 308th Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)
Registration: 88-0167
C/n / msn: 1D-21
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Gila Band, Arizona, 57 miles WSW of Luke AFB -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Luke AFB, Arizona (LUF/KLUF)
Destination airport:Luke AFB, Arizona (LUF/KLUF)
Narrative:
Written off July 23 2001: Destroyed when impacted the ground near Gila Bend, Arizon, approximately 57 miles west south west of Luke AFB.

Pilot, Major Robert P. "Bob" Egan, ejected safely. Cause was fasteners came loose in the engine and caused a cascade effect which led to the engine seizing and catching fire.

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl (Scramble 268)
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/2625/
3. http://download.high-g.net/files/AIB_Reports/88-0167.pdf
4. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1988.html
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20170218164837/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_00s.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
26-Sep-2013 15:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2013 15:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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