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 fighter jet smashed into a small plane in South Carolina

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane...Peter Knudson said. The pilot of the F-16 ejected and "is apparently uninjured...when fully fueled. By comparison, an F-16 is about 50 feet long and weighs nearly...

2 die when F-16, Cessna collide over SC

...MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - Two were killed Tuesday when an F-16 fighter jet and a small plane collided over South Carolina...about 1,500 pounds when fully fueled. By comparison, an F-16 is about 50 feet long and weighs nearly 10 tons, not counting...

Plane collision that killed father and son 2nd fatal tragedy for their family in days

...collision between a small plane and an F-16 fighter jet that killed a father and...about 10 miles apart. He also said the F-16 pilot, who ejected safely, will be...when fully fueled. By comparison, an F-16 is about 50 feet long and weighs nearly...

Man, 68, son, 30, named plane crash victims

...was destroyed when it collided with an F-16 fighter jet over a rural, sparsely...when fully fueled. By comparison, an F-16 is about 50 feet long and weighs nearly...counting fuel or weapons. Jost said the F-16 was not carrying any live munitions...

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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