Accident General Atomics MQ-9A Reaper 06-4105,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207123
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Date:Tuesday 13 December 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
General Atomics MQ-9A Reaper
Owner/operator:409th AEG Det 1 USAF
Registration: 06-4105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Seychelles Int Airport, Mahé -   Seychelles
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:SEZ / FSIA
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: USAF AIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The military drone crashed upon takeoff as a result of a technical malfunction. The RPA was assigned to the 645th Aeronautical Systems Group, an Air Force Materiel Command unit. The investigation board report found the cause to be an electrical short in the engine control cable assembly.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: USAF AIB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

06-Mar-2018 20:42 gerard57 Added
01-Mar-2020 08:53 StokieSteve Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2020 08:53 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]
25-Mar-2020 14:59 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]
03-Jun-2022 06:39 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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