Aviation Photo #0598631 General Dynamics (Fokker) F-16A Fighting Falcon (401) - Netherlands - Air Force

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Crashed 15 Jun 2001. After suffering engine problems, attempted to divert to Leeuwarden Air Base. Despite jettisoning external fuel tanks, pilot was forced to eject at 11:15 hours, 15 miles northeast of the island of Terschelling, and was airlifted to safety within 15 minutes [!!] by Leeuwarden SAR.
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    May 16, 2004
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7 years ago
Strange bit of info to give, but good to know, 11:15 it is :).

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