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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46626
Last updated: 22 September 2020
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Date:28-FEB-1991
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:315 Sqn Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)
Registration: J-200
C/n / msn: 6D-107/L-210
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 130 nautical miles NW of Texel, Frisian Islands -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Connigsby, Lincolnshire, UK (EGXC)
Destination airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, UK (EGXC)
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 83-1200, delivered 26 March 1986. Written off 28 February 1991 when the aircraft went down in the North Sea, about 130 nautical miles north west of Texel, Frisian Islands, Netherlands. The aircraft was on a sortie from RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, UK. The pilot, 1st Lieutenant Ed W. Gelens, did not eject, and was killed in the incident.

Sources:

1. http://www.archiefleeuwardercourant.nl/site/article.do?code=LC&date=19910301&id=LC-19910301-1007&words=+F-16%20f-16
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1530/
3. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/Netherlands/f_16_netherlands.htm
4. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1983.html
5. http://www.flyingbrick.nl/f16.htm


Images:

Photo of J-200 courtesy AirHistory.net


Uden - Volkel (EHVK / UDE)
6 June 1990; (c) Joop de Groot

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
11-Nov-2008 01:51 harro Updated
02-Jan-2013 18:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2013 07:41 Nepa Updated [Operator]
07-Nov-2013 18:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jan-2019 19:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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