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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46651
Last updated: 15 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16D
Owner/operator:314th TFTS, 58th TTW, USAF (314th TFTS, 58th TTW, United States Air Force)
Registration: 85-1510
C/n / msn: 5D-32
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Barry M. Goldwater Range, 10 miles E of Gila Bend, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Luke AFB, Arizona (LUF/KLUF)
Destination airport:Gila Bend AFB, Arizona (GBN/KGBN)
Written off 20 September 1990 when crashed on the Barry M. Goldwater Range, 10 miles east of Gila Band, Maricopa County, Arizona at approximate co-ordinates 32"55.52' N, 112"37.09'W. The cause was attributed to an engine fire, with the JPT (Jet Pipe Temperature) exceeding 800 degrees celcius seconds before ejection. The crew were trying to initiate an emergency landing at Gila Bend AFB, but were unsuccessful.

Both crew - Captain James Jones and Lt Col Jon Wegner - ejected successfully while receiving minor injuries.


1. Flight International 8-14 May 1991

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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
19-Dec-2008 11:55 harro Updated
06-Nov-2013 00:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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