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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46903
Last updated: 22 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:308th FS, 56th FW, USAF (308th Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 80-0478
C/n / msn: 61-199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Luke AFB, 7 miles W of Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Luke AFB, Arizona (LUF/KLUF)
Crashed 10/2/1983 at Luke AFB after colliding with F-16 83-1185 during final landing approach. Aircraft was hit in the back of the tail by 83-1185, pushing it into the ground, where it bounced several times with the pilot, 1st Lieutenant Ronald L. Gray, being killed in the event. 83-1185 landed safely at Luke AFB.



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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
03-Jan-2013 17:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2013 17:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Narrative]
03-Jan-2013 18:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
30-Oct-2013 03:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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