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Taiwan military searching for downed F-16V's black box

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A private company commissioned by the military is now looking for the downed F-16V’s flight data recorder as salvage operations at the crash site continue. The Fo...

President orders Taiwan defense ministry to investigate cause of F-16 crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has instructed the Ministry of Defense (MND) to find the cause of last week's F-16 crash and to assist the pilot’s family. Presid...

F-16V crashes off west coast of Taiwan, pilot missing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An F-16V fighter jet crashed into the sea off the west coast on Tuesday (Jan. 11), and the search for the pilot is ongoing. During a training exercise off the coast of...

Taiwanese netizens pray for missing pilot’s safety

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese have expressed concern online for the safety of missing pilot Chen I (陳奕) on the online forum PTT. The Air Force lost contact with the pilot of an F-16V on Tu...

Wisconsin Air National Guard unit grounds jets after crash

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin Air National Guard unit has grounded its pilots while the fatal crash of an F-16 fighter jet is being investigated, and authorities on Friday identified the pilot who ...

Fans praise resumed F-16 flights after fighter's disappearance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fans of the F-16 Fighting Falcon expressed support for the Air Force Thursday (Dec. 3), when the jets resumed flying after a two-week hiatus resulting from the disappearan...

Crew chief from crashed Taiwan F-16 dies by suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The crew chief from the same unit as the F-16 fighter that disappeared from radar screens last week took his own life on Sunday (Nov. 22). At 6:07 p.m. on Nov. 17, Colo...

Search for missing Taiwanese F-16 focuses on oil slick

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The search for an F-16 fighter that went missing shortly after takeoff from Hualien Air Force Base the previous evening is now focused on an oil slick, reports said Wednes...

Pilot ejects safely after Air Force F-16 crash in New Mexico

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AP) — The Air Force says a pilot successfully ejected from an F-16 before the fighter crashed in southern New Mexico during a training flight. Holloman...

Father of deceased F-16 fighter pilot bows to rescue workers in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The father of the F-16 fighter pilot who lost his life when his jet crashed in the mountains of New Taipei on Monday (June 4) this morning (June 6) bowed to show his rescue wor...

Search team finds black box of crashed Taiwanese F-16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rescue teams on Tuesday reportedly found the black box of the F-16 jet which crashed in Northern Taiwan Monday, killing the pilot. The United States-made fighter jet to...

Taiwan F-16 fighter pilot killed in crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It was confirmed last night that the pilot of an F-16 fighter jet which crashed in the mountains of northern Taiwan during military maneuvers had indeed perished, according to ...

Air Force Thunderbirds pilot dies in Nevada F-16 crash

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed in the crash of his F-16 Fighting Falcon jet during training over the Nevada desert, the service said Thursday. ...

The Latest: Iraqi pilot in Arizona F-16 crash identified

SAFFORD, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of an Iraqi air force F-15 fighter in southern Arizona (all times local): 4 p.m. The Iraqi air force has identified a ...

The Latest: Neighbors: House shook when F-16 crashed nearby

CLINTON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on an F-16 crash in the Washington suburbs (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Residents of a suburban Washington neighborhood say their ho...