FLORENNES – The F-16 that Thursday got burnt on a Belgian airforce base was hit by oefenmunitie. A technician would during maintenance operations from another accidental ammunition have been fired on the fighter.
Several Belgian media messages on the basis of sources. Defence itself would say. There is a research.
The F-16 caught fire and was destroyed. A second unit became damaged. Two technicians walked of hearing damage in the incident at the military airport in the South-Belgian Florennes.
F-16 burned out on Belgian base: one wounded
The Belgian government will soon decide on the replacement of the more than fifty outdated F-16’s. The companies behind the JSF and the Eurofighter Typhoon have quotes done, but France has not yet abandoned the hope that the Rafale is.