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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180526
Last updated: 14 February 2021
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Date:13-OCT-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Paktika Province -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Military officials confirmed that the F-16 was struck by Taliban fire to Agence France-Presse. The pilot jettisoned the external fuel tanks and ammunition and made an emergency landing.

Sources:

http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/10/19/f-16-struck-by-taliban-fire-us-japan-india-conduct-joint-naval-exercise-pm-sharif-visits-us/
http://fa.rfi.fr/%D8%B7%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%86-%DB%8C%DA%A9-%D9%87%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%BE%DB%8C%D9%85%D8%A7%DB%8C-%D8%A7%D9%81-%DB%B1%DB%B6-%D8%A2%D9%85%D8%B1%DB%8C%DA%A9%D8%A7-%D8%B1%D8%A7-%D9%87%D8%AF%D9%81-%DA%AF%D8%B1%D9%81%D8%AA%D9%86%D8%AF-20151019/%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%88%D9%85%DB%8C


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2015 18:42 amin parto Added
19-Oct-2015 18:42 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Oct-2015 14:36 Anon. Updated [Damage, Narrative]
14-Feb-2021 18:33 King T. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]

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