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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46549
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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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
Departure airport:Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI)
Destination airport:Beauvechain AB, Belgium (EBBE)
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.



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Revision history:

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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