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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56729
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:01-AUG-2000
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-16A
Owner/operator:140 Sqn Israel AF (IDF/AF)
Registration: 248
C/n / msn: 6V-37
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Negev Desert, S of Hatzerim AB, near Beersheba, Kibbutz Hatzerim -   Israel
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hatzerim AB, Israel (LLHB)
Destination airport:Hatzerim AB, Israel (LLHB)
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 78-0344, delivered to Israel under FMS Program Peace Marble I 26 February 1981. Written off 1 August 2000 when crashed after a warning notified to the pilot that there was a problem with the engine. The pilot was forced to eject into the Negev Desert during a regular training flight just south of Hatzerim Airbase, which is located near of the city of Beersheba.

The pilot was transferred to Tel Hashomer Hospital in Beer Shava for a routine check-up after being rescued.

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl [Scramble 286]
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/344/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1978.html
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.sky-high.co.il/134771/]%D7%AA%D7%90%D7%95%D7%A0%D7%95%D7%AA
5. http://www.f-16.net/news_article552.html
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatzerim_Airbase
7. http://web.archive.org/web/20100123081036/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/ISRAEL/f16_israel.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Nov-2013 22:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 08:36 H.Shaft Updated [Operator]

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