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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.
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet
|Owner/operator:||US Marine Corps (USMC)|
|C/n / msn:|| 1328/C415|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||off coast San Diego, California -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Pushback / towing|
|Departure airport:||USS Stennis|
Accident occurred approximately 100 miles off the coast of San Diego - while conducting qualifying flights.
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