The F-16 Failed Take Off, Wheel Off and The Engine Burns
F-16 Fighter belonging to the Indonesia Air Force, headquartered at Halim Perdanakusuma experienced the incident failed take off at 08.30 GMT. Thursday April, 4 2015.
The incident had created panic with a blast from aircraft engines that make it burn. In addition, the United States-made air fighter’s left wheel was loose.
“The plane could not ride, the (investigative) around that issue,” said Mayor Agusprio Dodo Aviator Flight and General Affairs Chief of Airfield, Halim Perdanakusuma Indonesia told Yogya Post.
The F-16 tail number TS-1643 by Lieutenant-Colonel Firman from the image that earned Yogya Post, its condition is black half burning with the wheel left off the plane touched the runway and the nose. The pilot managed to survive with the condition of mild burns.
“Pilot Firman left and right knee burning light. Currently the plane closed the hood and the runway was to be used,” said Dodo. The pilots were finally able to get out of the aircraft cabin without using seat ejection.
The plan, three F-16 fighter jet will perform a fly pass in order berets RI-1, Joko Widodo, fly routes with the Halim Perdanakusuma Air Force Headquarters-Halim Perdanakusuma. However, an F-16 TS-1643 failed to take off.
Dodo says the cause of the incident could not have been predicted in the near future. All parties should wait for the results of an investigation of the authority are authorized. Currently, there is a ban on taking photos and cannot come close to the actual incident area adjacent to the settlement of citizens.
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