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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46549
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:23-JUN-1993
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16B
Owner/operator:1 Wg Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: FB11
C/n / msn: 6J-11
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Marche-en-Famenne, Walloon municipality, Province of Luxembourg. -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI)
Destination airport:Beauvechain AB, Belgium (EBBE)
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 78-0172, built by SABCA, and originally delivered to Belgian Air Force September 21 1981. Written off June 23 1993: Crashed due to a bird strike during delivery flight from SABCA at Gosselies (Brussels South Charleroi Airport), to Beauvechain AB after getting the "Falcon 2000" F-16 mid-life update.

Aircraft came down at Marche-en-Famenne, Walloon municipality, Province of Luxembourg, at approximate co-ordinates: 5013′N 0520′E. Both crew, from the Belgische Luchtmacht Flight Test Centre, Major Frank Dewinne and Lieutenant Colonel Marc D'Espallier, ejected without injuries.

Sources:

1. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/172/
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1978.html
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gosselies_Airfield
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://belmilac.wikifoundry.com/page/Part+8+%3A+FB-01+-+FB-24


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
10-Nov-2013 18:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Nov-2013 18:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 08:09 Lotos Updated [Operator]

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