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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46389
Last updated: 26 September 2020
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Time:15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16CG
Owner/operator:421st FS, 388th FW, USAF (421st Fighter Squadron, 388th Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 88-0450
C/n / msn: 1C-52
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Utah Test & Training Range, 65 miles W of Hall AFB, Ogden, Utah -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hill AFB, Utah (HIF/KHIF)
Destination airport:Hill AFB, Utah (HIF/KHIF)
Lost at 15:00 hours in the northern part of the Utah Test and Training Range, about 65 miles west of Hill AFB, Utah. The mishap occurred when the aircraft was performing basic fighter manoeuvres. The mishap was officially recorded as a CFIT (Controller Flight Into Terrain); no attempt at ejection was initiated.

Bad weather slowed search efforts, but is most likely not a factor as it would have been above the weather. The pilot, Major Gregory C. Martineac, did not eject, and was killed. The wreckage of the aircraft was found lying in four feet of mud. Crash was probably caused by G-LOC (G-induced Loss Of Conciousness).



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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
17-Nov-2013 21:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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