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F16 crashes in Bavaria, Germany

Old 11th Aug 2015, 10:57
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F16 crashes in Bavaria, Germany

F16 with 100kg "training bombs" with phosphorus crashes in southwest Germany

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Old 11th Aug 2015, 11:21
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(CNN)A pilot ejected from a U.S. F-16 before it crashed Tuesday morning in a forested area in Germany's Bavaria region, the U.S. Air Force said.

The pilot was safe, though it wasn't immediately clear if there were any injuries, the Air Force said.

The plane had taken off from the U.S. Air Force's Spangdahlem Air Base in western Germany, more than 140 kilometers (about 90 miles) west of Frankfurt.

Details about what caused the crash weren't immediately available.

U.S. F-16 crashes in Germany; pilot safe - CNN.com
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Old 11th Aug 2015, 14:19
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probably not very helpful that we have the highest bushfire warning level in the east and southeast...
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Old 11th Aug 2015, 14:26
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F16 with 100kg "training bombs" with phosphorus crashes in southwest Germany
It had flammable liquids on board as well! Jet Fuel. Horrors!

Glad to see the ejection seat worked, sorry to see a Viper go down.
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Old 11th Aug 2015, 15:24
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New pictures in first URL.

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