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Date:24-JUN-2015
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 52
Owner/operator:Iraqi Air Force
Registration: 1609
C/n / msn: RA-03
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5nm east of Douglas, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
Destination airport:Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
Narrative:
The aircraft, which was being flown by an Iraqi student pilot on a night training mission (162nd Wing), went down east of the Douglas Municipal Airport on the USA-Mexico border.

the 162nd Wing said in a 25 June statement, noting that the aircraft belonged to Iraq and was not one of the many USAF jets assigned to training. “The air force has assembled an interim safety board to investigate the incident,” it adds.

The ministry statement said search teams found the body of Brig. Gen. Rasid Mohammed Sadeeq at the crash site in southern Arizona, the 26.

Sources:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/06/25/air-national-guard-f-16-reportedly-crashes-in-arizona.html
http://www.wtvm.com/story/29403482/f-16-crashes-in-az
https://www.kuna.net.kw/Arti
http://www.f-16.net/f-16-news-article4960.html
http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/6223/
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/f-16-belonging-to-iraqi-air-force-crashes-in-arizona-414080/
https://www.stripes.com/news/us/iraq-confirms-its-pilot-died-in-arizona-military-plane-crash-1.354848


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jun-2015 07:11 gerard57 Added
25-Jun-2015 19:06 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2015 19:49 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2015 14:48 Ansierra117 Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Jun-2015 16:17 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2015 17:20 Iceman29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Jun-2015 10:00 Ansierra117 Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Nov-2015 18:23 El_serj Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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