Chronological Listing of Israel Defence Force / Air Force

PHOTO TO ADD

F-16
Losses and Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
20th January 1981
IDF/AF
F-16A Block 10 222
78-0328
110 sqn Crashed after a mid-air with an F-4E Phantom II Major Ehud Ben Amitay
killed
   
20th November 1981
IDF/AF
F-16A Block 10C 257
78-0350
         
20th January 1982
IDF/AF
F-16A Block 10C 266
80-0650
253 sqn Collision Ilan Ramon, ejected ACES II
20th January 1982
IDF/AF
F-16A Block 10C 276
80-0657
253 sqn ????    
28th August 1983
IDF/AF
F-16A Block 10 227
78-0331
  Crashed during low-level flight Captain Dan E. Fredman
killed
   
29th June 1984
IDF/AF
F-16B Block 5 008
78-0359
117 sqn   Lt. Col. Ytzhak    
10th April 1986
IDF/AF
F-16A Block 10A 240
78-0340
110 sqn        
2nd July 1986
Israeli IDF/AF
F-16A Block 10C 277
80-0658
  Crashed during a low-level aerobatic maneuver Lieutenant-Colonel Yosef Eliel
killed
   
12th July 1986
[also seen as 1st]

IDF/AF
F-16A       Eyal Peled ejected recovered   ACES II
8th October 1986
Israeli IDF/AF
F-16B Block 5 003
78-0356
117 sqn  

Captain Gal Weisberg
killed

   
7th December 1986
Israeli IDF/AF
F-16A Block 10 225
78-0330
110 sqn engine failed on landing

Major Boaz Nehorai
killed

   
5 Oct 1987
Israeli IDF/AF
F-16A Block 5 121
78-0319
140 sqn Crashed n a mountainous region Captain Gil Ivri
killed
   
18th December 1988

Israeli IDF/AF
F-16B Block 5 015
78-0361
117 sqn
or
140 Sqn
??????
Bird Strike. Collision with Golden Eagle at 200 m / 880 km.h. Ingested into engine     ACES II
Lieut. Rami Ben-Efraim ejected recovered    
August 1994
Israeli IDF/AF
F-16A Block 10D 80-0534   major oil leak at Lakenheath AB      
August 1994
Israeli IDF/AF
F-16C Block 40H 508
90-0852
101 sqn        
5th October 1994
Israeli IDF/AF
F-16D Block 40J 621
90-0882
105 sqn        
       
17th January 1995
Israeli DF/AF
F-16A Block 10C 269
80-0652
101 sqn
or
253 sqn
?????
collided over the Mediterranean Sea ) near Palmachim, Israel during an exercise Captain Danny Oberst ejected but became detached from his parachute - killed   ACES II
17th January 1995
Israeli DF/AF
F-16A Block 10D 290
80-0664
253 sqn Pilot ejected
Recovered from sea
  ACES II
17th January 1995
Israeli DF/AF
F-16A 15 290
80-0664
101 sqn
or
253 sqn
?????
collided over the Mediterranean Sea during an exercise off Palmachim Pilot "Y" ejected OK   ACES II
18th July 1995
IDFAF
F-16D Block 40H 606
90-0877
101 sqn  Collided and crashed off Nehariyyal,  -     ACES II
Pilot ejected safely WSO ejected safely ACES II
picked up by a navy rescue craft
18th July 1995
IDFAF
F-16D Block 40L 660
90-0895
101 sqn      
Lt. Col. Roni Shlomi
killed
Captain Yuval Binyamin
killed
 
7th or 10th September  1997

Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16B
Block 5
991
79-0410
  Bird strike, crashed in the Negev desert during an instruction flight,     ACES II 
Ran recovered Eldar recovered ACES II 
9th August 1998
Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16C Block 30B 368
87-1674
110 sqn
Ramat David AB
Engine failure at low level crashed into the Jezre’el Valley. pilot ejected
injured
recovered
  ACES II 
Sunday 28th March1999
[seen as 26th]

Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16D Block 30D 031
87-1695
105 sqn
also seen as
109 sqn
??????
crashed at sea during training, "engine lock" pilot ejected recovered   ACES II 
 

2nd February 2000


Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16A Block 10A 237
78-0338
140 sqn Engine failure, stalled then caught fire on attempted relight pilot  ejected over Negev desert and recovered   ACES II 
27th March 2000
20:00

Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16D Block 30 077
88-1715
109 sqn routine manoeuvres. Crashed  over water 20 kilometres southwest of Atlit      
Major Yonatan Begin
killed
Lieutenant Lior Harari
killed
 
1st August 2000
Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16A  Block 10A 248
78-0344
140 sqn
Ramon Air Base
Engine failure after takeoff. Crashed south of Kibbutz Hatzerim pilot ejected recovered   ACES II 
3rd April 2002
Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16D Block 30F 088
88-1719
109 sqn
Ramat David AFB
tyre blew during take off Pilot egressed on the ground    
24th February 2003
13:30

Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16C Block 30A
Barak
310
86-1603
 
117 sqn Engine failure while preparing to land, crashed into the side of a water reservoir near Moshav Ram-On
pilot ejected  safely at about 2,000 feet near Afula, Israel, recovered

(veteran IDFAF reserves officer, major)

ACES II 
?? April 2003
Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16D Block 30F 88-1712
072
109 sqn Damaged, belly landed when Undercarriage failed on takeoff Lieut. ???    
Tuesday 3rd May 2005

12:00 approx


Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16D Block 30E 87-1701
possibly 041
109 Sqn Ramat David Nose wheel collapse runway - Ramat David, Israel

Pilot - ejected OK

Navigator - ejected OK

ACES II

ACES II 

   
                 
                 
Wednesday 19th July 2006
 === === photo lmas
F-16I similar to this was lost in take-off mishap
PROBABLY

25th Wing
253 Squadron
"The Negev Sqn"

Ramon Air Base
southern Negev desert

CAN ANYONE CONFIRM ???

Tyre blew out while taking off from an IDF base in the
Negev desert as part of operations against targets in Lebanon
pilot ejected safely   ACES II

Israeli Defence Force / Air Force
F-16I Block 52 'Sufa'
[Storm / Thunderstorm]
489 ???
00-1045
navigator ejected safely   ACES II
Sunday 13th September 2009
IDF/AF
F-16A     On a routine training flight. Crashed south of  Hebron Lt. Assaf Ramon
killed
ACES II
Lt. Assaf Ramon's father,  Ilan Ramon, died in the Columbia Shuttle crash on 1 February 2003. Ilan had ejected from an F-16A on 20th January 1982
                 
                 
                 
                 
????   F-16C Block 30 301
86-1598
601/FTC damaged in a hard landing in the late      
????   F-16A Block 10 750
79-0347
Hatzor AFB damaged in a ground fire      
   
   

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