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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46882
Last updated: 15 April 2019
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Date:10-NOV-1983
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:16th TFTS USAF (16th TFTS United States Air Force)
Registration: 82-0925
C/n / msn: 61-518
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Utah Test & Training Range, 80 miles W of Salt Lake City, Utah -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hill Air Force Base, Utah (KHIF)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 10/11/1983: Crashed on the Utah Test & Training Range, Utah's West Desert, approximately 80 miles (130 km) west of Salt Lake City, Utah at approximate co-ordinates 4029′39″N 11338′12″W, killing the pilot (Captain Christopher "Boo Boo" Barber). The unit was flying night mission. The pilot accidently perceived the flashing light on a train engine as the strobe of his flight lead and attempted to rejoin on the light with no radar lock.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20170306224555/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_80s.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1982.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
26-Sep-2013 03:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2018 18:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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