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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167494
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:03-OCT-2001
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas QF-4
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Holloman AFB, NM -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Holloman AFB, NM
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 1.6 seconds after takeoff. The automatic flight control system commanded the aircraft to nose-dive immediately after takeoff because of erroneous inputs from the tri-axis rate gyro.

Sources:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/national/drone-crashes/database/?noredirect=on


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jun-2014 06:12 harro Added

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