Greek F-16 catches fire at the 115 Fighter Wing at Akrotiri, Chania

According to an official Press release of the Hellenic Air Force, a HAF F-16 caught fire just a few minutes before taking off.

The jet belonged to the 115 FW, based at Akrotiri, Chania, opposite of “Daskalogiannis” Chania International Airport.

The pilot managed to got out of the aircraft and was taken with burns to the naval hospitalof Souda.

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