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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46960
Last updated: 13 April 2019
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Date:29-JUN-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:421st TFS, 388th TFW, USAF (421st Tactical Fighter Squadron, 388th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 79-0313
C/n / msn: 61-98
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Great Salt Lake, 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 29/6/1981: Went down into the Great Salt Lake, west of Salt Lake City, Utah. An EPU problem was the cause of the mishap. The pilot ejected safely.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1979.html
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170306224555/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/USAF/f_16_USAF_80s.htm
3. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/493/
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/388th_Fighter_Wing#Tactical_Air_Command


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
03-Oct-2011 16:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2013 21:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2013 00:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]

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