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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69595
Last updated: 21 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet
Registration: 165682
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pacific Ocean off Miramar MCAS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:KNKX
Destination airport:OCEAN
VMFA(AW)-225 crashed into Pacific Ocean off MCAS Miramar, CA 17 Jan 2003. Capts Matthew Shortal and Michael Johnson ejected safely and were picked up. Cause was attributed to material failure during a functional check flight with one engine shut down.


Scramble 285

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21-Nov-2009 22:27 Razgriz Updated

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