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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56715
Last updated: 23 August 2021
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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:253 Sqn Israeli AF (IDF/AF)
Registration: 290
MSN: 6V-63
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea off Palmachim, Gan Raveh -   Israel
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Ramon AB, Israel (LLRM)
Destination airport:Ramon AB, Israel (LLRM)
Ex-USAF 80-0664, delivered to Israel under FMS Program Peace Marble I on 15 September 1981. Written off 17 January 1995 due to a mid-air collision between two IDF F-16's (269 and 290). Both aircraft crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off Palmachim, Gan Raveh, Israel. The pilot of 290, Captain Danny Oberst didn't survive. He ejected, but became detached from his parachute, and was killed


1. Flight International 24-30 April 1996
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Revision history:

11-Jan-2009 01:46 harro Updated
14-Nov-2013 05:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Apr-2014 08:42 Nepa Updated [Operator]
25-Feb-2021 11:36 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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