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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO)
Registration: 817
MSN: 02-2121
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Thumrayt -   Oman
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Thumrayt AB, Oman
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On September 22 2013 an Omani airman was killed in the second training accident to befall the Sultanate's Air Force 18 Sqn in less than a fortnight, the defence ministry announced Monday.

"Pilot Officer Abdelmalek Ben Yacoub al-Afifi was killed when the fighter he was flying crashed on Sunday evening," the ministry said, without giving further details.

Press reports - see links below - indicate that the aircraft in question was a Lockheed Martin F-16, and all of the Royal Air Force of Oman's F-16C/D-50 fleet are operated by 18 Squadron, RAFO and based at Thumrayt in the Dhofar Governate of South western Oman.



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Revision history:

24-Sep-2013 07:26 gerard57 Added
25-Sep-2013 00:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2015 07:49 El_serj Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Narrative]
01-Apr-2018 12:13 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Feb-2021 09:58 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Operator]

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