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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46557
Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:182nd FS, 149th FG, Texas ANG, USAF (182nd Fighter Squadron, 149th FG, Texas ANG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 83-1102
C/n / msn: 61-655
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dixie Range, Tilden, McMullen County, 70 miles S of San Antonio, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kelly AFB, San Antonio, Texas (SKF/KSKF)
Destination airport:Kelly AFB, San Antonio, Texas (SKF/KSKF)
F-16A 83-1102 of the 182nd FS, 149th FG, Texas Air National Guard, USAF (call sign ROLEX 21) was
written off on February 19 1993 when crashed on the Dixie range, near Tilden, McMullen County, Texas. The aircraft crashed after the 5th pass on the bomb circle whilst dropping BDU-33's. After the third-stage compressor let fly, this caused a massive fire/explosion and failure of the tail.

The aircraft departed controlled flight at 1,000 feet AGL and pilot ejected safely 70 miles south of San Antonio, Texas.

This jet had only a centerline bag and it stayed on. The pilot was cleared by the accident board and flew successfully for 2 1/2 years after the incident and was promoted


1. [Scramble 166]

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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
05-Sep-2010 09:22 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Nov-2013 14:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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