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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69595
Last updated: 16 May 2021
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Time:c. 12:00
Type:McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet
Registration: 165682
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Miramar MCAS, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:KNKX
Destination airport:OCEAN
VMFA(AW)-225 crashed into Pacific Ocean off MCAS Miramar, CA 17 Jan 2003. Capts Matthew C. Shortal and Michael J. Johnson ejected safely and were picked up. Cause was attributed to material failure during a functional check flight with one engine shut down.


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Revision history:

21-Nov-2009 22:27 Razgriz Updated
08-Dec-2020 14:32 TB Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Narrative]

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