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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46830
Last updated: 14 August 2019
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Date:03-JUN-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)
Registration: J-865
C/n / msn: 6D-82/L-179
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Gronau (Westphalen) -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands (EHLW)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 81-0865, delivered 27 July 1984. Written off 3 June 1985 when collided in mid-air with F-16A (80-3621, J-621), also of 311 Sqn KLu, near Gronau, Borken, in North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. Pilot, 1st Lieutenant Wiebe F.M. Schiphorst, did not survive the collision and neither did the pilot of the other aircraft, 1st Lieutenant Hans van Schaijk.

Sources:

1. http://www.archiefleeuwardercourant.nl/site/article.do?code=LC&date=19850604&id=LC-19850604-3015&words=+F-16%20f-16
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1165/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1981.html
4. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000280831L.html
5. http://www.volkelpics.nl/rotaties%20Volkel/AIM2009-1.pdf


Images:

Photo of J-865 courtesy AirHistory.net


Leeuwarden (EHLW / LWR)
8 May 1985; (c) Joop de Groot

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
11-Nov-2008 00:43 harro Updated
31-Oct-2013 05:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jan-2019 19:24 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
22-Feb-2019 17:05 TB Updated [Operator, Location]

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