Sim: Pilot nearly upside down when he pulled up




 
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October 17th, 2007  
rock45
 

Topic: Sim: Pilot nearly upside down when he pulled up


Sim: Pilot nearly upside down when he pulled up


By Bruce Rolfsen - Staff writer
Posted : Tuesday Oct 16, 2007 12:47:37 EDT
An Air Force investigation into the fatal crash of an F-16 Fighting Falcon just after the jet took off from Balad Air Base, Iraq, on June 15 concluded the accident was caused by the pilot becoming disoriented as he departed at night through clouds of sand.
The pilot, Maj. Kevin Sonnenberg, 42, of the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, died instantly when his F-16 struck the ground at more than 450 mph, the investigative report found. Air Force Times obtained a copy of the report through a Freedom of Information Act request.



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October 17th, 2007  
The Other Guy
 
 
well, that would explain it...
 


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