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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46845
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:08-FEB-1985
Time:15:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:401st TFS, 614th TFS, USAF (401st Tactical Fighter Squadron, 614th Tactical Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)
Registration: 81-0808
C/n / msn: 31-489
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cesa di Limana, Belluno, Veneto -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Torrejon AB, Spain (TOJ/LETO)
Destination airport:Aviano AB, Italy (AVB/LIPO)
Narrative:
Written off February 8 1985: Flew into the ground at Cesa di Limana Belluno, Veneto, Italy (Coordinates: 466′ 4"N 129′ 58"E). Pilot ejected safely, but sustained injuries to his jaw, when struck by his parachute harness. The cause was determined that both AOA heaters failed and ice formed on the probes, driving the probes full down. This caused the Leading Edge flaps to be fully in the "down" position, and the aircraft flipped on its back. The aircraft impacted a snow covered slope, inverted, and slid to a stop

Sources:

1. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1149
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1981.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170306224555/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_80s.htm
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limana
5. http://www.senato.it/service/PDF/PDFServer/DF/265141.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
11-Nov-2008 02:40 harro Updated
29-Mar-2010 11:16 Anon. Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Sep-2013 03:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2017 19:42 mille984 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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