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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154878
Last updated: 7 October 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-18F Super Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 166616
C/n / msn: F109
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Persian Gulf near the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower -   Indian Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
Destination airport:USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
Crashed into the Arabian Sea. Both crew members ejected safely and were rescued by swimmers from An SH-30F operated by HS-5. The F/A-18F was operated by VAF-103 "Jolly Rogers"


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Revision history:

08-Apr-2013 07:22 gerard57 Added
08-Apr-2013 13:07 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Apr-2013 22:14 humbersider steve Updated [Registration, Cn, Narrative]

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