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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46654
Last updated: 4 July 2020
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Date:07-AUG-1990
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16D
Owner/operator:19th TFS, 363rd TFW, USAF (19th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 363rd Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 84-1321
C/n / msn: 5D-15
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 nm NW of Charleston, South Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Shaw AFB, South Carolina (SSC/KSSC)
Destination airport:Charleston AFB, South Carolina (CHS/KCHS)
Narrative:
Crashed due to engine failure on August 7, 1990, six nautical miles north-west of Charleston, South Carolina at approximate co-ordinates 35'57.40" N, 80'06.60" W. The crew attempted an emergency landing at Charleston Field AFB, but were unsuccessful, coming down six miles short of the airfield.

Both crew ejected safely at 1,000 feet amsl. Crew were Lt. Col Gregory W. Lewis and 1st Lt Tortsen K.Arnold. The aircraft came down in a wooded area, and was destroyed by fire.

Sources:

1. Flight International 8-14 May 1991
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1651/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1984.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/ML030170517.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
19-Dec-2008 11:52 harro Updated
06-Nov-2013 00:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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