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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46567
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C
Owner/operator:512th FS, 86th FW, USAF (512th Fighter Squadron, 86th Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 85-1485
C/n / msn: 5C-265
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Konya ranges, 11 nm SE of Konya AB, Central Anatolia Region, -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Incirlik Air Base (İncirlik Hava Üssü) (LTAG)
Destination airport:Incirlik Air Base (İncirlik Hava Üssü) (LTAG)
Written off when crashed due engine failure at Konya ranges, Turkey, on October 22, 1992. The pilot, Captain Martin (Call sign HANG 02) ejected safely, and was recovered by a Turkish military helicopter.

According to the following extract (albeit redacted/censored) from the official USAF report into the incident:

"The aircraft impacted the around on 22 Oct 92 at 11 nautical miles south east from Konya AB, Turkey. Specifically, the crash site was in a farm field away from populated areas at latitude North 37 degrees, 49.94 minutes and longditude East 32 degrees, 41.91 minutes. F-16C 85-1485 was destroyed upon impact."



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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
09-Nov-2013 22:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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