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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155924
Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Time:14:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Martin F-16C
Owner/operator:Türk Hava Kuvvetleri
C/n / msn: TAI/..-..
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Yarpuz/Osmaniye -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Merzifon AB (MZH/LTAP)
Destination airport:
F-16C-Block 50 of 151 Filo, Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) based at Merzifon AB, was on an operational mission flying over the Amanos Mountains in the Southern province of Osmaniye when contact was lost around 14.15 local time.

According to statement put out by the Turkish Armed Forces said the last communique from the pilot was "I'm ejecting". Pilot, Captain Hamza Gümüşsoy ejected but did not survive. The F-16C came down on the Carsik Plateau, near the village of Yarpuz, 16 miles (25 Km) from the Turkish/Syrian Border



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Revision history:

13-May-2013 09:49 hggultek Added
13-May-2013 14:17 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
14-May-2013 13:22 Penu Updated [Other fatalities, Damage]
14-May-2013 23:45 krasatpi Updated [Operator]
01-Sep-2013 23:28 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2013 20:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
21-Sep-2014 18:02 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
27-Oct-2014 18:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2014 15:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
12-Nov-2014 15:31 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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