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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189022
Last updated: 30 July 2020
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Date:02-AUG-2016
Time:10:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN)
Registration: 165192/WT-04
C/n / msn: 1333/C417
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 miles SE of the Fallon NAS, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fallon NAS
Destination airport:Fallon NAS
Narrative:
An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Wing Pacific, Detachment Fallon, crashed into an open field. The Navy pilot, assigned to Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center, ejected safely from the aircraft, was recovered by emergency response personnel, and has been transported to Banner Churchill Regional Medical Center, Fallon for evaluation.

The F/A-18C Hornet was on temporary assignment to Strike Fighter Wing Pacific Detachment Fallon, from Marine Strike Fighter Squadron (VMFA) 232.

Sources:

https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/military/navy-pilot-safely-ejects-before-fighter-jet-crash-in-northern-nevada/
http://web.archive.org/web/20160803195724/http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=96005
http://www.scramble.nl/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2016 06:30 Onelooker4u Added
03-Aug-2016 12:50 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
03-Aug-2016 19:04 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Aug-2016 11:34 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location]
22-Apr-2017 13:28 El_serj Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]

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