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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46897
Last updated: 2 September 2019
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Date:26-APR-1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:322 Sqn Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)
Registration: J-224
C/n / msn: 6D-13/L-024
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hoogeveen -   Netherlands
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands (EHLW)
Destination airport:Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands (EHLW)
Narrative:
On 26 April 1983, two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 aircraft (J-224 and J-227) collided with terrain near farms during a dog fight at low altitude near Hoogeveen, Netherlands. The pilot, of J-224, 2nd Lieutenant B. Van Winkel, did not survive the impact. Both aircraft were performing a close-in dogfight in dusk conditions and suffered what is known as Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT).

Sources:

1. http://www.archiefleeuwardercourant.nl/vw/article.do?code=LC&date=19830427&id=LC-19830427-1013
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/224/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1978.html
4. http://www.flyingbrick.nl/f16.htm
5. http://kw.jonker.co/index.php/nl/?option=com_content&view=article&id=352:general-dynamics-f-16-&catid=55:g&Itemid=184&lang=en&limitstart=2


Images:

Photo of J-224 courtesy AirHistory.net


Leeuwarden (EHLW / LWR)
15 April 1981; (c) Fred Willemsen

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
07-Nov-2008 06:33 harro Updated
29-May-2012 11:19 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2013 03:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jan-2019 19:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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