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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89860
Last updated: 16 August 2019
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Time:12:48 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Martin F-16C
Owner/operator:Elliniki Polemikí Aeroporía
Registration: 514
C/n / msn: XK-15
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12 mi SE of Karpathos -   Greece
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Kastelli
Destination airport:Kastelli
Mid-air with a Turkish F-16C at 27,000 feet some 15 km off the Greek island of Karpathos and crashed in the Aegean Sea.
Both were involved in a mock dogfight when one of the pilots made an error resulting in the collision.
The Turkish pilot, 1°Ltn Halil Ibrahim Özdemir ejected safely with only minor injuries, but the Greek pilot, S/gos Konstantinos Iliakis, didn't survive this accident.


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Revision history:

05-Feb-2011 08:15 nikitas Added
08-Jun-2011 09:28 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
22-Feb-2012 01:13 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator, Source]
02-Jan-2013 19:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2013 19:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Nov-2013 02:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Sep-2014 18:28 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Sep-2014 15:48 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
19-Sep-2014 15:52 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
21-Sep-2014 16:55 TB Updated [Narrative]
28-Nov-2014 19:00 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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