Incident General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon ,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 310188
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:Saturday 8 April 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:64 km south of Miyako Island, Okinawa -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Thailand
Destination airport:Kadena Air Base (DNA/RODN), Okinawa, Japan
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A USAF F-16C belongs to Osan Air Base (OSN/RKSO), South Korea, suffered engine trouble at 64 km south of Miyako Island, Okinawa, Japan, on the way from Thailand to Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. The Fighting Falcon made a precaution landing at Shimojishima Airport (SHI/RORS) at 15:22 LT together with an accompanied one. Both F-16s taxied to the apron by their own power after landing.
They are still remaining at Shimojishima for 3 days.
Two F-16Cs are 88-0440 (Block 40B) and 90-0756 (Block 40J).


Revision history:

08-Apr-2023 13:08 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