This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information.
If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information
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:|| Pusback / towing|
|Departure airport:||USS Stennis|
Accident occurred approximately 100 miles off the coast of San Diego - while conducting qualifying flights.
||Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source]|
||Updated [Operator, Narrative]|
Number of views: 1725