Plane was really F-16, not F-14

...said to be an F-14 from the U.S. Navy. If you would check you will find that the plane shown was a U.S. Air Force F-16 Falcon -- not the F-14 Tomcat. I just wanted to let you know. C. Powell, Augusta (Editor's note: You are correct...

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F-16 pilot missing after collision over Atlantic

...Debris and an oil slick were spotted in the Atlantic off the South Carolina coast as the search expanded Friday for an F-16 fighter pilot whose jet collided with another during night training exercises. "We did have a report of an oil sheen which...

F-16 fires on Patriot missile battery in friendly fire incident

...SAYLIYAH, Qatar -- In a friendly fire incident, an American F-16 fired on a U.S. Patriot missile battery in Iraq after...Mark Kitchens, a U.S. Central Command spokesman. The F-16 fired an AGM-88 high-speed anti-radiation missile at...

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A look at the U.S. airstrike arsenal

...large arsenal from which to choose. F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15 Eagles...deployed to the Persian Gulf region. The F-16, a single-engine fighter with one...crew of one or two. Larger than the F-16, the F-15 can cruise at more than...

Fighter jet fleeing Bertha crashes, killing one

...PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An Air Force F-16 fighter plane being flown from South...scattering everywhere," she said. The F-16's single engine failed about 20 miles...something had happened," she said. The F-16 was one of 50 planes from the 20th Fighter...

Jet joins lineup for Skyfest

...that an F-15 will replace a planned F-16 tactical demonstration now off the bill...necessary after a fatal crash of an F-16 during a March 19 air show in Kingsville, Texas. News about the downed F-16, part of an Air Force demonstration...

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Across the region

...AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. --- More than 300 airmen from an F-16 fighter squadron were scheduled to return to a South Carolina...on Monday.The 77th left in January. The members of the F-16 squadron flew close air support missions for the Army, Navy...

Across South Carolina

Search for F-16 fighter pilot lost in crash off coast widens...CHARLESTON --- The search for an Air Force F-16 fighter pilot whose plane collided with...off the South Carolina coast. The second F-16, though damaged, was able to make it back...

Skyfest official says air show will go on

A fatal F-16 plane crash at a Sunday air show in Texas...confusion also has been about whether Sunday's F-16 crash was of one of the U.S. Navy's...planned tactical demonstration by a squad of F-16 Fighting Falcons was doubtful for Skyfest...

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SC Air Force base warns of nighttime jet noise

...Carolina Air Force base are being warned of nighttime noise as F-16 fighter pilots prepare for combat.Officials at Shaw Air...Officials say the exercises continue through Friday.The F-16 jets, dubbed Fighting Falcons, are used to protect troops...

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