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The Netherlands: an F-16 fighter shot itself with its own cannon

An investigation has been opened for a more unique than rare case

According to local press reports, a Lockheed Martin F-16 aircraft from the Royal Netherlands Air Force shooted itself with its own cannon 20 mm gun during an exercise at the Vlieland shooting range. A "curious" incident occurred on 21 January 2019 but made public only yesterday, when a pics of the damage caused by the shots of the M61 Vulcan was published on "Twitter". The pilot was not injured and...

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