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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46853
Last updated: 14 September 2019
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Date:11-DEC-1984
Time:15:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16B
Owner/operator:TCA, Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)
Registration: J-271
C/n / msn: 6E-13/L-094
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Grosser Feldberg, near Königstein (Hessen) -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Leeuwarden AB (LHW/ELHW)
Destination airport:Volkel AB (UDE/EHVK)
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 78-0271, delivered 8 April 1982. Written off 11 December 1984 when flew in a forest during a low-level navigation flight (CFIT). Flew into Grosser Feldberg Mountain, near Königstein, Germany. Both crew members, Captain W.E. Van Nieuwenburg and 1st Lieutenant A.J. Vervoort, were killed in the accident.

Sources:

1. http://www.archiefleeuwardercourant.nl/site/article.do?code=LC&date=19841212&id=LC-19841212-9004&words=+F-16%20f-16
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1978.html
3. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/271/
4. http://www.airfighters.com/photo/44646/M/Netherlands-Air-Force/General-Dynamics-F-16B-Fighting-Falcon/J-271/
5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gerrit_kok_collection/9119148190/

F-16B J-271 at Leeuwarden AB in December 1983

Images:

Photo of J-271 courtesy AirHistory.net


Leeuwarden (EHLW / LWR)
December 1983; (c) Joop de Groot

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
11-Nov-2008 00:40 harro Updated
31-Oct-2013 03:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Jan-2017 18:31 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Narrative]

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