Report on US Air Force F-16 collision

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A 157th Fighter Squadron F-16C that was involved in the June 7, 2016, collision, 93-0531.
USAF/Tech Sgt Caycee Watson

AIR COMBAT Command has released the Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) Report into the mid-air collision of two US Air Force F-16Cs near Louisville, Georgia, on June 7, 2016 (see Attrition, August 2016). The aircraft involved were F-16C Block 52s 92-3899 and 93-0531, both assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing (FW), 157th Fighter Squadron (FS) ‘Swamp Foxes’, at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina. The report states the two aircraft collided head-on at approximately 2114hrs local time during a training mission in the Bulldog Military Operating Area. Following the collision, both pilots ejected safely, suffering minor injuries.

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