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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193148
Last updated: 17 August 2018
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Date:28-JAN-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic V22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Al Bayda Governorate -   Yemen
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Unknown
Destination airport:Unknown
Narrative:
The USMC aircraft (believed to be based at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti) suffered a hard landing while on a Special Operations Force / SEAL raid to combat Al'Qaeda in Yemen. One injury is reported. there was also a fatality in the subsequent military operation.

The damaged airframe was later destroyed by an air-strike by an F-16.

Sources:

https://twitter.com/DefenseBaron/status/825696749205540864
https://twitter.com/News_Executive/status/825698894352961538
https://edition.cnn.com/2017/01/29/politics/us-servicemember-killed-in-raid-on-al-qaeda-in-yemen/
https://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/01/29/one-dead-four-wounded-in-first-anti-terror-operation-of-trump-presidency.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2017 15:50 MH363 Added
29-Jan-2017 18:16 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
29-Jan-2017 18:35 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
30-Jan-2017 08:21 krasatpi Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Location, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
30-Jan-2017 13:41 Aerossurance Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Feb-2017 08:49 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
13-Jan-2018 16:28 Anon. Updated [Operator]
05-May-2018 19:53 Anon. Updated [Damage]

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