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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191898
Last updated: 25 March 2019
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Date:07-DEC-2016
Time:18:40 LT
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: 163755/VE-201
C/n / msn: 831/C113
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:100km ESE of Cape Ashizuri, Kochi Prefecture -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Iwakuni base, Yamaguchi prefecture (IWK/RJOI)
Destination airport:Iwakuni base, Yamaguchi prefecture (IWK/RJOI)
Narrative:
The military plane crashed after a technical malfunction. The pilot was found and recovered by ShinMaywa US-2 of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force at 3:05 p.m. next day, and delivered to Iwakuni base of USMC at 4:50 p.m., however, he had not survived the accident. The accident happened to one of two Hornet jets performing a formation training mission. The second Hornet returned safely.

Sources:

https://www.rt.com/news/369472-us-military-fighter-jet-crashes/
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20161207-00000100-mai-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20161207-00050120-yom-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20161207-00000104-asahi-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20161207-00000168-jij-soci
https://www.stripes.com/news/marine-corps/search-and-rescue-operation-expanded-after-f-a-18c-jet-crashes-off-japan-1.443092
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20161208-00050129-yom-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20161208-00000121-jij-soci
https://www.stripes.com/marine-f-a-18c-pilot-killed-in-japan-identified-1.443365
http://www.scramble.nl/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Dec-2016 12:47 gerard57 Added
07-Dec-2016 14:18 isamuel Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Dec-2016 06:11 isamuel Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
08-Dec-2016 10:13 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
08-Dec-2016 14:51 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2016 07:12 isamuel Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2016 13:19 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
22-Apr-2017 13:28 El_serj Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]

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