Two Indonesian F-16s grounded in Hawaii

Two of the six F-16Cs being delivered to Indonesia failed to return home as they have been grounded in Hawaii with engine issues.

Lt. Col. Beau “Strap” Wilkins, 514th Flight Test Squadron F-16 test pilot, makes a high speed pass in an Indonesian F-16C Fighting Falcon at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, on Nov. 21 during a functional check flight on the aircraft. This is the 24th F-16 to receive a complete refurbishment at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex as part of a foreign military sales contract with the Indonesian government.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

Lt. Col. Beau “Strap” Wilkins, 514th Flight Test Squadron F-16 test pilot, makes a high speed pass in an Indonesian F-16C Fighting Falcon at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, on Nov. 21 during a functional check flight on the aircraft. This is the 24th F-16 to receive a complete refurbishment at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex as part of a foreign military sales contract with the Indonesian government. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)


The rest of the four arrived at Iswahjudi Air Force Base on Dec. 12.

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