Incident General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon , Friday 21 July 2023
ASN logo
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Friday 21 July 2023
Time:10:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Miho Air Base (YGJ/RJOH) -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
An F-16 of USAF made a precaution landing at Miho Air Base (Yonago Airport) due to unreported reason. Another one followed 14 minutes later. Two Fighting Falcons belong to 35th Fighter Wing, based at Misawa Air Base (MSJ/RJSM), Japan; one comes from 13th Fighter Squadron, and the other 14th Fighter Squadron. The sole runway was closed for 20 minutes. Flight ANA/NH383 from Tokyo/Haneda delayed to arrive for 14 minutes, and the return flight ANA/NH386 departed with 7 minutes delay.
One F-16 left Miho at 14:50 LT (or 14:20 LT in other source), but the remaining one will stay overnight.


Revision history:

21-Jul-2023 16:07 isamuel Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314