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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46979
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:28-JUL-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:349 Sqn Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: FA08
C/n / msn: 6H-8/B-011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Obaix-Buzet, Hainaut, Pont--Celles, Wallonia -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Beauvechain AB, Belgium (EBBE)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when crashed 28/7/1980. After a flame-out, the pilot managed to restart the engine, but crashed nevertheless near Obaix-Buzet, Belgium. Pilot Captain Henri Malaise ejected safely

Ex-USAF 78-0123: The wreck was later used at Florennes for BDRT. Reported 2008 stored at Helchteren, and finally scrapped at Kleine Brogel AB. This would seem to be he first loss of an F-16 in service with the Belgische Luchtmacht

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://web.archive.org/web/20090215024916/http://ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/BELGIUM/f_16_belgium.htm
3. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/123/
4. http://www.349sqn.be/index.php/history/aircraft/f-16
5. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1978.html
6. http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obaix


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
03-Oct-2011 15:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2013 15:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 07:39 Koumes Updated [Operator]

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