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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46894
Last updated: 15 April 2019
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Date:10-MAY-1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:349 Sqn Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: FA13
C/n / msn: 6H-13
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bierbeek, Flemish Brabant -   Belgium
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Beauvechain AB, Belgium (EBBE)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 10 May 1983 due to engine failure on take off. FA13 attempted an emergency landing, but the aircraft was too low, and the F-16 impacted the ground near Bierbeek, Flemish Brabant, Belgium, after the pilot, Captain Herman Devos, ejected safely

Aircraft was ex-USAF 78-0128, delivered 28 January 1980

Sources:

1. http://www.ailes-militaires-belges.be/index.php?lang=frindex.php?lang=fr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=166&Itemid=260
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1978.html
3. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/128/
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20090215024916/http://ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/BELGIUM/f_16_belgium.htm
5. http://belmilac.wikifoundry.com/page/Part+1+%3A+FA-01+-+FA-20


Images:

Photo of FA13 courtesy AirHistory.net


Ramstein (ETAR / RMS)
2 August 1981; (c) Marijn Aarts (via Joop de Groot)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
30-Oct-2013 03:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 08:23 Heil Updated [Operator]

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