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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46941
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:19-JAN-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:350 Sqn Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: FA35
C/n / msn: 6H-35
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wavreille, near Rochefort -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Beauvechain AB, Belgium (EBBE)
Destination airport:Beauvechain AB, Belgium (EBBE)
Narrative:
Mid-air collision between two F-16's (FA14 and FA35) at 20,000 feet over Southern Belgium. Both aircraft were from 350 Squadron, Belgische Luchmacht, based at Beauvechain Air Base.

FA35 crashed at Wavreille, near Rochefort, Belgium, killing the pilot (Captain Jean Marie Debaix). The pilot of FA14 (Lieutenant Colonel Steve Nuyts) ejected safely. Steve was formerly the leader of the Slivers aerobatic team which operated two F-104G Starfighters. FA14 also crashed at Wavreille, near Rochefort, Belgium

Aircraft FA35 was nominally ex-USAF 78-0150. Aircraft FA14 was nominally ex-USAF 78-0129

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/150/
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+2+%3A+FA-21+-+FA-40


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
22-Nov-2011 10:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2012 02:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2013 22:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
09-Nov-2014 08:07 Lotos Updated [Operator]

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