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   January  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
12th January 2001
USAF
F‑16C 87‑0330
CC
522nd FS
27th FW
Melrose bombing range, 20 M W of Cannon AFB, NM, USA pilot ejected safely   ACES II
Sunday
12th January 2001
2:13 p.m

USAF
A‑10A 80‑0158
OS
25th TFS
51st TFW
Loss of oil pressure caused engine to be shut down and pilot could not keep control on one engine, 1 M E of Osan AB, South Korea Col. John Lauten ejected safely suffered minor injuries. treated and released from the Osan Air Base Hospital   ACES II
21st/22nd January 2001
Zimbabwe
Shenyang F-7     Pilot Wing Commander ????? became disoriented at night while on way to take part in flypast at Laurent Kabila's funeral ejected. He was found alive in the jungle by Zimbabwean troops five days later     JALI
Tuesday 22nd January 2001
Zimbabwe
Shenyang F-7     Pilot  part in flypast at Laurent Kabila's funeral couldn't land as preceding jet had crash landed and blocked the runway.     JALI
25th January 2001
Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
F-7P   Mianwali Airbase   Pilot Faazi ejected safely    

   February 

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
25th August 2001
11. 40

FrAF
Mirage F1 CT   BA 132 Colmar-Meyenheim Crashed near Condal a small village of Saone-et-Loire located at the borders of the departments of the Jura and Ain  
Lieutenant Colonel Fabrice Beaugrand ejected
Martin-Baker
16th February 2001
USAF
  89-0094 63rd FS
Luke AFB
  Maj. Anthony Barrel    

   March

Wednesday
21st March 2001
11:05 a.m. MST

USAF
F-16C Block 30J 87-0330
87330
'CC'
522 FS
Cannon Air Force Base
No. 3 bearing in the engine broke apart causing the engine failure at the Melrose Bombing Range, about 20 miles west of Clovis near Cannon. Capt. Dawn Hokaj ejected suffered only minor injuries transported by ambulance to the Cannon Air Force Base Medical Clinic ACES II
Thursday 22nd March 2001
16:00 local time

Russian Air Force
MiG-29UB     one of the engines of the aircraft malfunctioned during the training flight crashed in Astrakhan Province  ejected safely and  picked up by Search and Rescue Service 10 minutes later   K-36
 ejected safely and  picked up by Search and Rescue Service 10 minutes later   K-36
                 

 April  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
1st April 2001
Chinese Time

PLA
N
J-8II Finback II
(MiG-21)Fighter
  Lingshui air base, Hainan Island In collision with U.S. EP-3E  surveillance aircraft that it was shadowing it over the South China Sea Pilot Lt. Cmdr. Wang Wei ejected but was not found JALI
Monday 2nd April 2001
Danish
F-16A Block 5 E-178 Esk 730
Skrydstrup AFB
ACM with three other F-16's. Control lost during an air combat exercise, aircraft crashed in North Sea 28 miles west of Thyor Denmark Captain Allan O. Jensen to ejected  safely at approx. 6000 ft , rescued by an S-61A and taken to Aalborg AFB hospital   ACES II
3rd April 2001
USAF
 F‑16CJ 90‑0837
WW
13th FS
35th FW
plunged into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan nr Ripsaw Range 12 M NE of Misawa 1st Lt. Mark Hadley ejected safely and was rescued by elements of Japanís Maritime Self-Defense Forces   ACES II
Friday 18th April 2001
Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
F-6     routine exercise crashed on landing in the suburbs of the provincial capital near Samungli airbase pilot ejected safely    
26th April 2001
Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
Mirage 5F 752 Minhas Base crashed in Bhakwal village of Khore area of Attock district Squadron Leader Ihtesham ejected safely   Martin-Baker

 May  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
25th May 2001
Indian Navy
Sea Harrier   300 Sqn
INAS Dabolim

Sea Harrier from 300 Sqn crashed
at Phadkevam, about six kilometres from Asali in Shristhal-near Canacona

Lt Cdr Vikram Menon ejected

[see also 5th April 2007]

Martin-Baker
30th May 2001
Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
Mirage     crashed during a routine flight near Mianwali pilot ejected safely   Martin-Baker
May 2001                

   June    

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
10th June 2001
Russian Air Force
L-39 Albatros   5 and 7
Team Rusj
mid-air collision between two of Team Rusj's  aircraft 5 and 7 at an airshow in St. Petersburg, Russia ejected safely   VS-1
10th June 2001
Russian Air Force
L-39 Albatros  
Team Rusj
mid-air collision between two of Team Rusj's  aircraft (airshow in St. Petersburg, Russia Sergey Maksimov ejected, at low level, inverted into the ground and killed   VS-1
16th June 2001
USAF
F-16 84-0311 309th FS
Luke AFB
  1st Lt. Doyle Pompa   ACES II
18th June 2001
Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
F-7P     crashed during a routine flight near Peshawar pilot ejected safely    

   July     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
18th July 2001   T.45           Martin-Baker NACES
18th July 2001
USAF
F‑16C 89‑2050
AV
510th FS/31st FW nr Batman, Turkey pilot ejected safely   ACES II
23rd July 2001
USAF
F-16D 88-0167
LF
308th FS 56th FW
Luke AFB
Fasteners came loose in engine which caught fire, N of Gila Bend, AZ, USA Maj. Bob Egan ejected safely   ACES II
26th July 2001
USAF
F‑16C 86‑0226
TH
113th FS IN ANG nr Parkersburg, IL, USA pilot ejected safely   ACES II

   August     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
12th August 2001
Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
Fighter     crashed near Samungli Air Field, Quetta during a routine training flight pilot ejected safely    
24th August 2001
USAF
T‑38A 64‑13290
BV
80th FTW collided with nr Crowell, 50 M W of Wichita Falls, TX, USA. 3 Italians on board, one of which (solo pilot) was killed, 1 crew killed, 2    ejected ejected   Northrop ?
ejected   Northrop ?
66‑4323
BV
Clarification needed for the above ejections

   September     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
3rd September 2001
USAF
A‑10A 78‑0676
FT
75th FS/23rd FG Crashed into a mountain Virgin River Gorge, AZ, nr Mesquite, NV, USA pilot ejected safely   ACES II
5th September 2001
USAF
T‑37B   14th FTW nr Montpelier, MS, USA pilot ejected safely   Weber
14th September 2001
Syrian Air Force
MiG-29     shot down by IDF/AF F-15 using AIM while intercepting IDF/AF reconnaissance aircraft flying along the Lebanese and Syrian coast Maj. Arshad Midhat Mubarak ejected safely and recovered by Syrian ships   K-36
14th September 2001
Syrian Air Force
MiG-29     shot down by IDF/AF F-15 using AIM while intercepting IDF/AF reconnaissance aircraft flying along the Lebanese and Syrian coast Capt. Ahmad al-Khatab ejected safely and recovered by Syrian ships   K-36
27th September 2001
Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
F-7P     crashed in the Mochko Hills, near Masroor Airbase in western district of Karachi. Flying Officer Shahid, ejected but was killed when the chute failed to open    
27th September 2001
FAV
F-16A 6611     Col. Hector D'Armas Dugarte "Vibora"    ACES II

   October    

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
8th October 2001
RN
Sea Harrier     overran the runway at Yeovilton
Sqn Ldr.
Spon Clayton

2nd Ejection

2 crushed vertebra ( to go with 3 from the Hunter see 15th February 1992) and a sore ankle-landed on the concrete!!

  Martin-Baker Mk 10
23rd October 2001
USN
F/A-18C 164251
AC 403
Strike Fighter Squadron,VFA-105, "Gunslingers," Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach, Va engine caught fire at low level about 20 miles west of the Nevada Test Site near the Nellis Air Force Range Lt. Micah Manningham, ejected safely   Martin-Baker NACES
24th October 2001
USAF
F-16 84-0217
or
84-1217

Confirm???

62nd FS
Luke AFB
ran off runway during landing Maj. Yarema Sos   ACES II

   November   

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo  
7th November 2001
Finland
F-18 Hornet HN-430 Karstula HN-413 and HN-430 collided on a training mission at night. HN-413 sustained severe damage but was able to return to base on one engine pilot
Senior Lt. Jouni Junttila
ejected
  Martin-Baker
NACES
1st Hornet Ejection in the Finnish Air Force
This damaged single seater along with HN-413 was rebuilt to become an F-18D. It was lost on Thursday 21st January 2010
8th November 2001
09.03


German
A.F.
Tornado 44+51   Birdstrike. Crashed  on the beach in a 60 degree dive, where it exploded ejected - landed in water   Martin-Baker
ejected - landed on Vliehors Gunnery Range   Martin-Baker
Thursday
17th November 2001
afternoon


USN

EA-6B Prowler 160787
NJ-553
Tactical Electronic Attack Squadron 129 "Vikings"

Whidbey Island, Wash.

Crashed  in heavy rain and fog, into heavily forested canyon about 20 miles north of Forks. Initial reports suggested multiple bird strike. heavily forested canyon about 20 miles north of Forks on the Olympic Peninsula Instructor ejected safely landing near Klahowya campground   Martin-Baker GRU7
Instructor ejected safely landing near Klahowya campground   Martin-Baker GRU7
Student ejected safely landing near Klahowya campground   Martin-Baker GRU7
 21st November 2001


USMC

Grumman EA-6B ICAP II Block 89 Prowler 164403
CB-02

VMAQ-1 Cherry Point, N.C

Crashed into Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Point Lookout, North Carolina ejected and recovered OK   Martin-Baker GRU7
ejected and recovered OK   Martin-Baker GRU7
ejected and recovered OK   Martin-Baker GRU7
ejected and recovered OK   Martin-Baker GRU7
21st November 2001
USMC
EA‑6B Prowler 164403
CB 02
VMAQ‑1 crashed into water - Atlantic ocean 26 M off Cape Lookout, NC, USA ejected and rescued   Martin-Baker
ejected and rescued   Martin-Baker
ejected and rescued   Martin-Baker
ejected and rescued   Martin-Baker

   December     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
                 
                 
12th December 2001
USAF
B‑1B Lancer 86‑0114
EL
28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D

&

366th Wing, Mountain Home, Mont

Indian Ocean, 30 M N of Diego Garcia pilot, Capt. William Steele ejected safely at about 15,000 feet and rescued, slight cuts and bruises   ACES II
ejected safely at about 15,000 feet and rescued, slight cuts and bruises   ACES II
ejected safely at about 15,000 feet and rescued, slight cuts and bruises   ACES II
ejected safely at about 15,000 feet and rescued, slight cuts and bruises   ACES II
????? ????? ????? ?????
28th Air Expeditionary Wing  rescued B-1B crew members  during Operation Enduring Freedom.
(Cropped from U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Shane Cuomo) 
                 

 

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