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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54928
Last updated: 30 August 2016
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Date:04-JUN-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas CF-188 (F-18A) Hornet
Owner/operator:409 (Nighthawk) Sqn CAF
Registration: 188737
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:CFB Cold Lake, Alberta -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:CFB Cold Lake, Alberta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
CAF CF-18 Hornet 188737 crashed during formation take off at CFB Cold Lake 4 June 1985. Take-off trim was set to nose down instead of nose up. Aircraft would not rotate even with full aft stick. Pilot - Lt. Col. Dixon Kenny [Flight Leader] with 409 Squadron "Nighthawks": - safely ejected.

Sources:
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/CF-18/cf_18_hornet.htm



CFB Cold Lake 4 June 1985

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Aug-2011 06:57 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
06-Apr-2012 12:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Nov-2012 05:31 Nepa Updated [Operator]
01-Jun-2013 08:18 Nepa Updated [Operator]
23-Feb-2016 17:29 Dave18 Updated [Narrative]
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