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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59056
Last updated: 5 October 2019
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Date:31-MAR-2009
Time:c. 12:20 L/T
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Martin KF-16D Fighting Falcon
Owner/operator:123rd FS, 20th FW, Republic of Korea Air Force.
Registration: 92-048
C/n / msn: KD-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yellow Sea, about 40 km off Taen County, about 150 km SW of Seoul. -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Seosan AB (RKTP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 92-4048 ordered for Korea as RoKAF serial 92-048 under FMS Program: Peace Bridge II. Assembled by Samsung in Korea. Written off when crashed on Tuesday 31 March 2009 at about 12:20 local time, into the Yellow Sea, about 40 km off Taen County, about 150 km SW of Seoul, but its two pilots - Lieutenant Colonel Sohn and Captain Kwak ejected safely.

The KF-16D had taken off from Seosan Air Base, near Seosan city in South Chungcheong Province, South Korea at about 11:50 local time.

Sources:

1. http://www.avionews.com/
2. http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking%2BNews/Asia/Story/STIStory_356785.html
3. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/3868/
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seosan_Air_Base
5. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1992.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2009 07:05 morethanwords Added
31-Mar-2009 23:33 angels one five Updated
01-Apr-2009 00:13 angels one five Updated
09-Jun-2009 01:13 FISHER01 Updated
11-Nov-2013 03:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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