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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46567
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Date:22-OCT-1992
Time:
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Incirlik Air Base (İncirlik Hava Üssü) (LTAG)
Destination airport:Incirlik Air Base (İncirlik Hava Üssü) (LTAG)
Narrative:
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."

Sources:

1. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1841/
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1985.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170218120105/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_90s.htm
4. http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=575024
5. http://pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML0302/ML030220064.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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