Chronological Listing of Belgian Air Force

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F-16
Losses and Ejections

               
28th July 1980
Belgian A. F.
F-16A Block 1 FA-08
78-0123
349 sqn Flame-out. Crashed near Obaix-Buzet, Belgium Captain Henri Malaise ejected   ACES II
12th March 1981
BAF
F-16 FA 11 349 sqn Ville du Bois Cpt Jean-Marie Paul
killed
   
22nd October 1981
BAF
F-16 FA 29 350 sqn Engine failure, Soumoy SLt Uytterhagen
killed
   
19th January 1982
BAF
F-16 FA 14 350 sqn Wavreille Cpt. Jean-Marie Debaix
killed
   
19th January 1982
Belgian A. F.
F-16A Block 1
FA-35
78-0150
350 sqn Collision with Belgian F-16A (78-0129 FA-14) at 20,000 feet over Wavreille (near Rochefort) in Southern Belgium Lieutenant Colonel Steve Nuyts, ejected safely   ACES II
10th May 1983
BAF
F-16A Block 1 F 13
78-0128
349 sqn Explosion in engine  on takeoff Beauvechain. Impacted the ground near Bierbeek, Belgium Captain  Herman Devos
ejected
  ACES II
20th September 1983
Belgian A. F.
F-16A Block 15D FA-59
80-3550
31 sqn
10th W
Kleine Brogel
Landing problems, hit the runway very hard during simulated emergency landing at Kleine Brogel AB, Overpelt, Belgium Slt. Mussche [23 Sqn] ejected safely   ACES II
10th November 1983
BAF
F-16 FA 07 350 sqn Collision      
10th November 1983
BAF
F-16 FA 41 350 sqn Cpt Thibaut Lt Uytterhagen  
19th September 1984
BAF
F-16 FB 16 23 sqn Crashed at Pampa Bombing Range Helchteren      
Cpt De Wageneer
killed
SLt Ponsaerts
killed
 
29th April 1985
BAF
F-16 FA 24 350 sqn Spatial Disorientation. Crashed  Court-Saint-Etienne SLt Konrad Pauwels
killed
   
2nd September 1985
Belgian A. F.
F-16A Block 1 FA-06
78-0121
350 sqn Crashed at Havrenne (near Rochefort), Belgium Captain De Meulenaer ejected safely   ACES II
30th June 1986
Belgian A. F.
F-16A Block 15K FA- 79
80-3570
23 sqn Collided with a French Jaguar A (A116/11-MW) of the 2/11 'Escadron de Chasse' Captain Jack Cavenas ejected safely   ACES II
19th August 1986
Belgian A. F.
F-16A Block 10A FA-33 78-0148 350 sqn near Maubeuge (Ferrier-La-Petite), France Gommaire Van Beneden, ejected safely   ACES II
9th October 1986
BAF
F-16 FA 42 350 sqn Flew into the ground. Bourseigne-La-Vieille Lt Yvan Stoffijn
killed
   
14th September 1987
BAF
F-16 FA 63 23 sqn Crashed during emergencuy landing Kleine Brogel Cpt. Cpt. Drieskens
killed
   
19th September 1987
BAF
F-16 F 52 1st Wing Collision with F 31, Limoges, France S.Lt A. Jonnart + unsuccesful ejection   ACES II
17th November 1988

BAF
F-16 F 15 350 sqn Bird Strike, Beauvechain, Belgium Michel Wolfs   ACES II
17th November 1988

BAF
F-16 FA-62   Bird Strike, Kaulille, Belgium Commander Bernard Flamang ACES II
13th July 1989
BAF
F-16B BFR 06

1st Wing

350 sqn

St Hubert

Creupelandt

  ACES II
Gommaire Van Beneden
[Second ejection for G Van Beneden (F 33)]
  ACES II
5th September 1989
BAF
F-16 FA 105 1 sqn Brekstad, Norway DETAILS
NEEDED
   
18th October 1989
BAF
F-16 FA 12 1 st Wing Kikagac, Turkey Cpt Guy Dewalsche
killed
   
18th October 1989
BAF
F-16 FA 54 1 st Wing Kikagac, Turkey Cdr. Donald Vercaemst
killed
   
25th October 1989

BAF
F-16 F 85 23 sqn Birdstrike, Budel, Belgium S Lt Bosmans
ejected
  ACES II
9th January 1992
BAF
F-16 BFR 13 23 sqn Euskirchen, Germany     ACES II
Cpt Claeys
ejected
S Lt Schevenels
ejected
ACES II
23rd June 1993
BAF
F-16 BFR 11 1st Wing Walk-in-Famenne     ACES II
Maj Dewinne LtCol D' Espallier ACES II
7th September 1993
BAF
F-16 F 64 23 sqn collision with a high-voltage line near Neochorion, Greece  during an exchange of squadron with the 340 Mira Souda Bay Cdt Claeys   ACES II
12th May 1995
BAF
F-16 F 113 23 sqn Hradec Kralov, Tchéquie Lt. Anne-Marie Janssens
ejected
ACES II
29th April 1997
BAF
F-16 F 80 23 sqn Problems of control, Geetbets, Belgium Cpt Levicar   ACES II
23rd March 1999
BAF
F-16 FA 39 2 sqn Hamois, Belgium Cpt Frédéric Désirotte
killed
   
8th January 2002
BAF
Lockheed Martin F‑16C F 96 349 sqn Crash in approach of KB, Wijchmaal-Peer,, Belgium Cdt Giellis Ejected   ACES II
24th February 2002
BAF
F-16 FB-19   Mid-air collision with ultra-light Sellingen, the Netherlands    
Captain Luc Viaene
killed
Commander Levicar  

24th April 2002


Belgian AF

Lockheed Martin F‑16B

 

 

Mid‑air collision with ultralight aircraft Sellingen, Belgium

Ejected OK

 

ACES II

???

 

 ACES II

9th December 2003
11:30

BAF
F-16 F 93 31 sqn
10th Wing
Kleine Brogel
Collision at low altitude near Marche-en-Famenne . Failon, Belgium S Lt  Wouter Rombouts   ACES II
9th December 2003
11:30

BAF
 F-16 AM F 122 31 sqn
10th Wing
Kleine Brogel
Lieutenant-Colonel Ronny Vaerten
killed
ACES II
26th February 2004
BAF
F-16 FA-89 31 sqn
Kleine Brogel
Emergency landing at Solenzara, Corse, France Lt  Wouter Rombouts
no ejection
sustained brusing on landing
   
15th April 2004
BAF
F-16 FA-60 31 sqn
10ème W

Kleine Brogel
crash-landed during Night Vision Goggle/Targeting Pod-training, El Centro USA
egressed safelyu on the runway
Commander Phille Heytens    
1st August 2005
BAF
F-16 FA-83
31 sqn

10th W
Kleine Brogel
nosewheel collapsed Major Geer Dedecker    
9th September 2005
BAF
F-16 FA 112 1sqn Crashed into sea nea Vliehors Firing Range, NL Cdt Fabrice Massaux
killed
 
                 

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