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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46349
Last updated: 17 November 2019
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Date:23-SEP-1999
Time:c. 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A
Owner/operator:312 Sqn Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)
Registration: J-361
C/n / msn: 6D-118
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 70 km NW of Schiermonnikoog, West Frisian Islands -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen AB (GLZ/EHGR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 84-1361, built by Fokker, and delivered 28 November 1986. Written off 23 September 1999 when crashed into the North Sea. According to a contemporary newspaper report:

"A Dutch F-16 fighter plane crashed into the North Sea during a training exercise on Thursday, the first accident involving the country's air force in over three years.

The 30-year-old pilot was able to bail out before his plane hit the sea and was not seriously injured, an air force spokesman said. The cause of the crash, which occurred 70 kilometres from the northern Dutch island of Schiermonnikoog, was not known."

Sources:

1. http://www.archiefleeuwardercourant.nl/site/article.do?code=LC&date=19990924&id=LC-19990924-13004&words=+F-16%20f-16
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schiermonnikoog
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1984.html
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194643/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1999.htm#sep
5. http://www.flyingbrick.nl/f16.htm
6. http://www.pbase.com/roel/image/139892838


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
11-Nov-2008 03:05 harro Updated
11-Nov-2013 01:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country]
18-Nov-2013 19:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 11:09 Boelck O. Updated [Operator]

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