Accident General Dynamics F-16E 3052, Monday 9 January 2006
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Date:Monday 9 January 2006
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
General Dynamics F-16E
Owner/operator:United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF)
Registration: 3052
MSN: RE-27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Al Ain (AAN) -   United Arab Emirates
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Al Ain (AAN/OMAL)
Destination airport:Al Ain (AAN/OMAL)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed during demonstration flight. Pilot Dan Levin managed to eject safely. Apparently entered a loop too low or had a density altitude problem. The F-16 hit the ground tail first at high angle of attack with high sink rate and in full afterburner, bounced once and crashed.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/2000.html
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20160806062732/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F-16/UAE/f_16_uae.htm
3. http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/theuae/2006/January/theuae_January220.xml§ion=theuae&col=
4. http://www.airsceneuk.org.uk/airshow06/alain/alain.htm
5. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/4535/

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2013 18:18 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Feb-2014 16:34 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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