Accident McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet 162897, 21 Apr 2007
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69683
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic F18H model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 162897
MSN: 453/A371
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beaufort, SC. -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
In the final minutes of their performance, Blue Angel #6 was attempting a high G pull to join the rest of the formation, and in doing so, lost control of the aircraft.


Wikipedia, Navy, Reuters

Revision history:

08-Aug-2022 17:45 Grim_Prospects Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314