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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46354
Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Time:18:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C
Owner/operator:35th TFS, 8th TFW, USAF (35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 88-0403
C/n / msn: 5C-617
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kunsan AB, North Jerolla Province -   South Korea
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Kunsan AB, South Korea (KUN/RKJK)
Destination airport:Kunsan AB, South Korea (KUN/RKJK)
F-16C 88-4043 was written off 11 August 1999 when it collided with another F-16C (86-0266) which was damaged, but managed to make an emergency landing. It was about 18:15 hours when the collision occurred and the 88-0403 was returning from a live weapons training mission.

The aircraft that was destroyed was 88-0403, which impacted near the southern end of the Kunsan AB runway. The pilot, Major Mark Moore, ejected safely. Two five hundred pound Mk.82 bombs were recovered, however a CBU-87 went missing. It is believed to have been lost just off shore from the wreckage.

The aircraft which landed safely was 86-0266, which caused the accident by ignoring the calls from the other aircraft in the formation due to focusing too much on flying the aircraft. 88-0403 was cleared to land, while 86-0266 had a take-off clearance. Damage to 86-0266 was limited to the starboard wing and horizontal stabilizer: it was repaired and returned to service shortly afterwards.



Crew group shot from the 26th Aggressor Squadron which never did in the end activate with the F-16. The F-16 is a C-model serial #88-0403. Aircraft crashed at Kunsan AB, Korea following midair collision with 86-0266 Aug 11, 1999. 86-0266 landed safely. 26th Aggressor Squadron - General Dynamics F-16C Block 30K Fighting Falcon - 88-0403

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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
18-Nov-2013 17:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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