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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46946
Last updated: 19 August 2019
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Date:22-OCT-1981
Time:night
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: FA29
C/n / msn: 6H-29
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Soumay, near Philippeville, Namur, Wallonia -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Beauvechain AB, Belgium (EBBE)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 22/10/1981 during a night training flight, after the aircraft suffered an engine flame-out at 30,000 feet; aircraft came down at Soumoy, near Phlippville, Belgium. Pilot (Lieutenant Roger Uytterhagen) ejected safely

Aircraft was nominally ex-USAF 78-0144, delivered 12/6/1981, so was only four months old when it crashed.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20090215024916/http://ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/BELGIUM/f_16_belgium.htm
2. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1981/1981%20-%203463.html?search=casualties
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1978.html
4. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/144/


Images:

Photo of FA29 courtesy AirHistory.net


Antwerp - Deurne (EBAW / ANR)
1 August 1981; (c) Marijn Aarts (via Joop de Groot)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
07-Nov-2008 12:03 harro Updated
28-Dec-2008 11:19 harro Updated
22-Nov-2011 09:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2012 02:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2013 21:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 08:23 Heil Updated [Operator]

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