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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A-15S Fighting Falcon
Owner/operator:Pakistan Air Force
Registration: 85720
MSN: 5G-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pakistan/Afghanistan Border -   Pakistan
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Kamra PAFB, Pakistan
Destination airport:
Crashed 29 April 1987 after being accidentally shot down: hit by a Sidewinder fired by another F-16, flown by Squadron Leader Amjad Javed, while engaging enemy over Pakistan-Afghanistan border in North Waziristan. Pilot - Flight Lieutenant Shahid Sikandar Khan - ejected safely

Aircraft was PAF 85720 (ex-USAF 81-0918) delivered 17 December 1984 under FMS "Peace Gate II"


The Indian Express 1 May 1987, p11

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Revision history:

20-Nov-2011 15:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2013 20:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 07:28 Digger Updated [Operator]
18-Oct-2018 15:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
24-Jan-2019 20:00 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
17-Feb-2021 18:14 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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