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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55037
Last updated: 25 May 2019
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Date:27-JAN-2006
Time:09:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-16C
Owner/operator:161st FS, 19th FW, Republic of Korea Air Force
Registration: 85-576
C/n / msn: 5A-3
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jungwon Air Base, near Chungju city, North Chungcheong province -   South Korea
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jungwon AB, South Korea (RKTI)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 85-1576, delivered to Korea under FMS Program Peace Bridge I on 23 October 1986. Written off 27 January 2006 at 9:50 hours: this F-16 caught fire and crashed during a training mission right after it took off at Jungwon Air Base. The aircraft crashed at Jungwon Air Base located near Chungju city in North Chungcheong province, South Korea, located some 150 kilometres south east of Seoul. (At approximate Coordinates: 3642′59″N 12729′57″E)

The pilot, Major Kim, ejected safely and was only slightly injured.

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl (Scramble 324)
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1932/
3. http://www.f-16.net/news_article1610.html
4. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/RoKAF/f_16_rokaf.htm
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jungwon_Air_Base
6. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1985.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2013 16:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2013 18:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2013 18:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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