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Belgian Military blows up own F-16 during regular maintenance

If you think you’re having a bad day, continue reading this…

This story read like a sequel to the movie Airplane. On October 11, 2018, a technician in the Belgian Air Force was doing maintenance on an F-16 when he accidently activated the six-barrels Vulcan M61A-1 cannon. Unfortunately, that cannon was loaded and those bullets hit another F16 that had just be re-fueled, resulting in….well…..just look at the picture below. Lesson learned – always check your weapons to make sure they are unloaded before cleaning.

Story was reported by aviation24.be on October 11, 2018.

F-16 having a bad day.

 

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