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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94223
Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:29-APR-1987
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A-15S
Owner/operator:Pakistan Air Force
Registration: 85720
C/n / msn: 5G-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pakistan/Afghanistan Border -   Pakistan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kamra PAFB, Pakistan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 29 April 1987 after being accidentally shot down: hit by a Sidewinder fired by another F-16, flown by Squadron Leader Amjad Javed, while engaging enemy over Pakistan-Afghanistan border in North Waziristan. Pilot - Flight Lieutenant Shahid Sikandar Khan - ejected safely

Aircraft was PAF 85720 (ex-USAF 81-0918) delivered 17 December 1984 under FMS "Peace Gate II"

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20170822171656/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/PAKISTAN/F-16.htm
2. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1205/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1981.html
4. https://www.linkedin.com/start/join?session_redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fgroups%2F3232737%2F3232737-79678040&trk=login_reg_redirect
The Indian Express 1 May 1987, p11


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Nov-2011 15:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2013 20:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 07:28 Digger Updated [Operator]
18-Oct-2018 15:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
24-Jan-2019 20:00 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source]

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