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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46664
Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Date:03-APR-1990
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C
Owner/operator:80th TFS, 8th TFW, USAF (80th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 88-0408
C/n / msn: 5C-622
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kunsan AB, North Jerolla Province -   South Korea
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kunsan AB, South Korea (KUN/RKJK)
Destination airport:Kunsan AB, South Korea (KUN/RKJK)
Narrative:
Crashed April 3 1990: The mishap occurred at Kunsan AB, Korea due to an augmentor fuel tube failure at the flange weld, and a resulting fire in the engine bay. Take off aborted, and 88-0408 was written off (damaged beyond economic repair) due to severe structural damage to the rear fuselage.

Sources:

1. Flight International 8-14 May 1991: http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1991/1991%20-%201199.html
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/2645/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1988.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


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
19-Dec-2008 11:44 harro Updated
05-Nov-2013 22:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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