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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211858
Last updated: 12 December 2018
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Date:04-JUN-2018
Time:13:43 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:Taiwan Air Force - 12th Tactical Reco. Squadron
Registration: 6685
C/n / msn: TA-85
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wufenshan, New Taipei City -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hualien Airport
Destination airport:Keelung City
Narrative:
The jet fighter took off from the base at 13:09 and was missing during the training flight. The wreckage of the plane was found by a hiker on the Wufenshan hiking trail about 3km from the meteorological radar observatory.
The black box was found Tuesday June, 5 afternoon about 120 meters below the site of the crash.

The pilot, Major Wu Yan-ting (31) (吳彥霆), was found dead on scene. He had 736 hours experience flying F-16.

Sources:

www.focustaiwan.tw
http://taiwanenglishnews.com/fighter-plane-crashes-during-military-exercise/
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2018/06/05/2003694341
https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/06/05/4321528217355/
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https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8798718
Last ASN occurence F-16 ejection for the pilot (2013): https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=155935


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jun-2018 08:08 gerard57 Added
04-Jun-2018 09:42 gerard57 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Jun-2018 10:58 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Jun-2018 11:00 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Photo, ]
04-Jun-2018 14:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Embed code]
04-Jun-2018 17:12 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
05-Jun-2018 20:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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