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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46928
Last updated: 22 June 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:388th TFW, 16th TFTS, USAF (388th Tactical Fighter Wing, 16th TFTS, United States Air Force)
Registration: 79-0301
C/n / msn: 61-86
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 AFB, Utah (HIF/KHIF)
Destination airport:Hill AFB, Utah (HIF/KHIF)
Narrative:
Written off 20/5/1982 when hit the ground at Great Salt Lake, on the Utah Test and Training Range, 80 miles west of Salt Lake City, Utah, killing the pilot, Major Richard Olson. The F-16 suffered a controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) while flying on autopilot control.

Sources:

1. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/481/
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1979.html
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 11:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2013 23:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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