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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121433
Last updated: 12 July 2019
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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 Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 165190
C/n / msn: 1328/C415
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:off coast San Diego, California -   United States of America
Phase: Pushback / towing
Departure airport:USS Stennis
Destination airport:
A Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 F-18C based at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, while getting ready for departure from the aircraft carrier USS Stennis (CVN-74) - had an engine explosion and fire - injuring 10 crew members - 4 flown to hospitals in San Diego. Mostly burns - but none said to be life threatening.
Accident occurred approximately 100 miles off the coast of San Diego - while conducting qualifying flights.

Scramble 375

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Revision history:

31-Mar-2011 08:36 bizjets101 Added
12-Jun-2011 13:02 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source]
19-Aug-2013 07:12 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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