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Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:11-JUN-2012
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop Grumman RQ-4A BAMS-D
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Bloodsworth Island, across the Chesapeake Bay -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Patuxent River Naval Air Station
Destination airport:Patuxent River Naval Air Station
Narrative:
A Naval drone aircraft crashed on Marylandís Eastern Shore on Monday 11 June 2012 without injuries or property damage on the ground, officials said.

The 44-foot plane on a routine training flight crashed around noon near Bloodsworth Island, across the Chesapeake Bay from the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, according to Jaime Cosgrove, a spokeswoman for the Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons program.

Cause: ruddervator malfunction

Sources:

https://www.timesleader.com/stories/No-injuries-reported-in-Navy-drone-aircraft-crash-in-Maryland,162307_

https://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/06/ap-navy-uav-crashes-maryland-061112/
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/04/06/military-times-aviation-database/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jun-2012 03:27 gerard57 Added
12-Jun-2012 06:37 78Delta Updated [Source]
16-May-2018 15:16 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
07-Sep-2018 15:56 plcedi Updated [Total fatalities]
07-Sep-2018 15:56 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]

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