ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167375
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Narrative:The aircraft was preparing to conduct a continuation training mission at the time of the incident, but aborted during takeoff at Eglin Air Force Base due to a fire in the back end of the aircraft.
|Type:||Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II |
|Owner/operator:||33rd FWg USAF (33rd Fighter Wingg United States Air Force)|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Eglin Air Force Base, Florida -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Fire caused by excessive blade rubbing in the third-stage fan of the integrally bladed rotor (IBR) low pressure section of the F135 engine.
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