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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46578
Last updated: 21 July 2020
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Date:31-JUL-1992
Time:04:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:170th FS, 183rd FW, Illinois ANG, USAF (170th Fighter Squadron, 183rd Fighter Wing, Illinois ANG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 82-0943
C/n / msn: 61-536
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Curran, Sangamon County, W of Springfield, Illinois -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Capital Airport ANGB, Springfield, Illinois (SPI/KSPI)
Destination airport:Capital Airport ANGB, Springfield, Illinois (SPI/KSPI)
Narrative:
F-16A 82-0943 of the 170th FS, 183rd FW, Illinois Air National Guard, USAF was written off July 31 1992 when it sustained engine failure on take off, and impacted the ground near Curran, Sangamon County, west of Springfield, Illinois, at approximate co-ordinates 3944′32″N 8946′19″W, killing the pilot, Captain Donald E. "Lumpy" Leckrone, Jr.

Sources:

1. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1273/
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1982.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.f-16.net/inmemoriam_tribute77.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curran,_Illinois


Images:

Photo of 82-0943 courtesy AirHistory.net


Fairford (EGVA / FFD)
July 1987; (c) Joop de Groot Collection

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
09-Nov-2013 03:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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