ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121433
Last updated: 28 November 2014
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Date:30-MAR-2011
Time:14:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 165190
C/n / msn: 1328/C415
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:off coast San Diego, California -   United States of America
Phase: Pusback / towing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Stennis
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 F-18C based at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, while getting ready for departure from the aircraft carrier USS Stennis (CVN-74) - had an engine explosion and fire - injuring 10 crew members - 4 flown to hospitals in San Diego. Mostly burns - but none said to be life threatening.
Accident occurred approximately 100 miles off the coast of San Diego - while conducting qualifying flights.



Sources:
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/mar/30/10-sailors-injured-in-jet-fire-on-carrier/
http://www.military.com/news/article/jet-engine-explodes-injuring-10-on-carrier.html
http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/8638004-explosion-ten-us-sailors-injured
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2011 08:36 bizjets101 Added
12-Jun-2011 13:02 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source]
19-Aug-2013 07:12 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Narrative]
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