During a Red Flag Alaska training exercise F-16C #86-0269 had a mid-air collision with F-15C #83-0017. The F-15 crashed but the F-16 managed to safely land at Eielson AFB, Alaska. F-16 #86-0269 belongs to the 64th Aggressor Squadron based at Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nevada. This unit is dedicated to improving pilot combat performance. #86-0269 wore a Bort number red 69 and was the first F-16 to receive the new blue Mig blizzard aggressor scheme that started to be used in late 2011 and early 2012.