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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194958
Last updated: 24 April 2019
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Date:21-APR-2017
Time:18:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN), VFA-137, Carrier Air Wing 2
Registration: 165905
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Sea -   Philippines
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Carl Vinson
Destination airport:USS Carl Vinson
Narrative:
The plane crashed during a landing attempt on the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) at sea between Indonesia and the Philippines. The pilot ejected and was recovered by a helicopter of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 4. The Navy said the pilot was being assessed by the medical team on board USS Carl Vinson but had suffered no apparent injuries.
The aircraft had suffered a hydraulics fault.

Sources:

https://timesofsandiego.com/military/2017/04/21/pilot-safe-after-fa-18-from-carl-vinson-crashes-near-the-philippines/
https://news.usni.org/2017/04/21/super-hornet-uss-carl-vinson-crashes-near-philippines-pilot-safe
http://www.secnav.navy.mil/foia/readingroom/CaseFiles/F-A%2018E%20Aircraft%20Mishap/Final%20Version_Endorsements_No%20Enclosures_REDACTED.PDF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2017 17:15 gerard57 Added
21-Apr-2017 17:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Apr-2017 11:53 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2019 17:10 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]

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