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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46927
Last updated: 18 July 2019
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Date:20-MAY-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:428th TFS, 474th TFW, USAF (428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 79-0374
C/n / msn: 61-159
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dugway Range, central-south Tooele County, Utah -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hill AFB, Utah (HIF/KHIF)
Destination airport:NAS China Lake (NID/KNID)
Narrative:
Written off 20/5/1982 when crashed on the Dugway Range, central-south Tooele County, Utah. During an exercise, 79-0374 suffered a main generator failure. After a successful air-start and while en-route to NAS China Lake for an emergency landing, an intermittent flame was observed coming from the tailpipe. Upon hearing a loud bang and feeling a reduction of thrust, the pilot successfully ejected.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1979.html
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/554/
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170306224555/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_80s.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
22-Nov-2011 11:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2013 00:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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