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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46442
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Time:14:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration: J-5231
C/n / msn: SFD0001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Crans-sur-Sierre, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:LSMP
Destination airport:LSMP
Pilot lost orientation of the aircraft and crashed with 1045km per hour against a mountain. Both occupants were killed. The aircraft exploded and was destroyed. It was the first delivered F/A-18D Hornet for the Swiss Air Force.


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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
25-Apr-2011 11:07 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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