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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46350
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:20-SEP-1999
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16D
Owner/operator:61st FS, 56th TW, USAF (61st Fighter Squadron, 56th TW, United States Air Force)
Registration: 83-1179
C/n / msn: 5D-6
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Luke AFB, 7 miles W of Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Luke AFB, Arizona (LUF/KLUF)
Destination airport:Luke AFB, Arizona (LUF/KLUF)
Narrative:
Written off 20 September 1999 when suffered an electrical problem on approach, and crashed through the fence at the end of the runway at Luke AFB, Arizona. The F-16 overshot the runway after touchdown, and the impact sheared the nose and undercarriage off. The aircraft had landed without battery power, so the neither the tail hook nor the brakes were operational. Pilot, Major Sharon J. Preszler, flying solo, ejected safely

Sources:

1. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1509/
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1983.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170218120105/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_90s.htm


FY 1983 Block 25 F-16 No. 11 by ~F16CrewChief on deviantART

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
18-Nov-2013 18:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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