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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46652
Last updated: 26 December 2019
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Date:19-SEP-1990
Time:20:27 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C
Owner/operator:70th TFS, 347th TFW, USAF (70th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 347th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 89-2027
C/n / msn: 1C-180
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12 nm SW of Allendale, South Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Moody AFB, Georgia (VAD/KVAD)
Destination airport:Shaw AFB, South Carolina (SSC/KSSC)
Narrative:
Delivered to the USAF 29 August 1990. Crashed 19 September 1990 - just three weeks after delivery - when hit the ground 12 nautical miles south-west of Allendale, South Carolina, at approximate co-ordinates 33"48.10' N, 81"24.30' W, killing the pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Barry Bost (call-sign "NOBBY 91").

The board of inquiry concluded that the aircraft caught fire in flight, and that the pilot did not eject from his F-16 before impact.

Sources:

1. Flight International 8-14 May 1991
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/2875/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1989.html
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20170218120105/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_90s.htm
5. http://pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML0301/ML030170541.pdf
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allendale,_South_Carolina


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
19-Dec-2008 11:55 harro Updated
06-Nov-2013 00:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2013 02:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location]

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