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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46330
Last updated: 19 September 2019
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Date:16-FEB-2000
Time:23:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16DG
Owner/operator:68th FS, 347th FW, USAF (68th Fighter Squadron, 347th Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 90-0794
C/n / msn: 1D-72
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles N of Donalsonville, Seminole County, Georgia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Moody AFB, Georgia (VAD/KVAD)
Destination airport:Moody AFB, Georgia (VAD/KVAD)
Narrative:
Written off 16 February 2000 when crashed five miles (8 Km) north of Donalsonville, Seminole County, Georgia, while on a night goggle training mission out of Moody. The crew of two, Major Charles B. Kearney and First Lieutenant Christopher Hutchins, ejected safely and were picked up by 41st Rescue Squadron SH-60's.

The cause of the accident turned out to be a failed high pressure turbine wheel that shelled in flight. The aircraft was on loan to the 69th FS at the time of the accident.

Sources:

1. Air Forces Monthly - Attrition (April 2000)
2. http://www.f-16.net/news_article504.html
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1990.html
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20170218164837/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_00s.htm
5. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/3166/
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donalsonville,_Georgia

USAF F-16D block 40 #90-0794 from the 69th FS - although still wearing the 307th colour scheme during an exercise at MCAS Cherry Point on September 1, 1995 (official USAF press release photo) 69th Fighter Squadron - F-16D 90-0794

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
25-Jul-2009 22:56 Harmy Updated
03-Apr-2013 09:34 harro Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2013 20:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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