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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200425
Last updated: 18 November 2017
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Date:17-OCT-2017
Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas EF-18 Hornet
Owner/operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: C.15-52 *
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Torrejón Air Base (LETO) - Madrid -   Spain
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Torrejón Air Base (LETO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The F-18 crashed during takeoff. The sole pilot on board, Fernando Perez Serrano (26) died in the accident.
Authorities stated the aircraft suffered an engine failure.
The aircraft used the entire runway during takeoff and crashed 100 meters from the runway, inside the air base.

*) Unconfirmed

Sources:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/17/f18-fighter-plane-crashes-takeoff-near-madrid/
http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/867426/Spain-plane-crash-jet-Madrid-Air-Force-Cristiano-Ronaldo-news-latest-Borja-Aybar
https://politica.elpais.com/politica/2017/10/17/actualidad/1508232662_926792.html .


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Oct-2017 14:46 Captain Adam Added
17-Oct-2017 17:04 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative, Photo, ]
17-Oct-2017 17:38 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Oct-2017 17:46 213.143.61.202 Updated [Damage]
17-Oct-2017 18:35 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, ]
17-Oct-2017 19:49 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Oct-2017 19:22 213.143.61.205 Updated [Registration]
18-Oct-2017 19:24 harro Updated [Registration, Narrative]

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