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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187650
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Date:26-MAY-2016
Time:10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN), VFA-211
Registration: 166813/AB-207
C/n / msn: F186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:25 miles E of the Oregon Inlet, Nags Head, NC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets collided and crashed. All four pilots ejected safely. All four were recovered by a good Samaritan boat, the commercial fishing vessel Tammy, then hoisted by Coast Guard HH-60 Jayhawk based at Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The aircraft were from VFA-211 based at Naval Air Station Oceana.

Sources:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_JETS_COLLIDE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2016-05-26-13-09-47
https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2016/05/26/navy-aircrew-recovered-receiving-treatment-after-two-super-hornets-crash/
http://www.scramble.nl/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-May-2016 17:47 gerard57 Added
26-May-2016 19:18 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location]
26-May-2016 19:21 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2016 14:58 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Narrative]
16-Jun-2016 15:08 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Narrative]
22-Apr-2017 13:29 El_serj Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]

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