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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205200
Last updated: 15 October 2018
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Date:28-JAN-2018
Time:10:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing E/A-18G Growler
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)
Registration: A46-311
C/n / msn: AG11
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nellis Air Force Base, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nellis AFB
Destination airport:Nellis AFB
Narrative:
RAAF Growler caught fire during a takeoff accident during Exercise Red Flag 18-01 after an uncontained no 2 engine HP compressor failure. Both crew members egressed safely without the use of ejection seats.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20180507154734/http://australianaviation.com.au/2018/01/raaf-growler-catches-fire-after-nellis-afb-takeoff-incident/
http://web.archive.org/web/20180128115647/http://www.nellis.af.mil/About/Press-Releases/Display/Article/1425795/update-aircraft-incident-on-nellis-air-force-base/
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-19/warplanes-engine-destroyed-itself-during-attempted-take-off/10129180
_______http://australianaviation.com.au/2018/02/engine-component-failure-most-likely-cause-of-raaf-growler-fire-incident/________________
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/gallery/EA-18G-A46-311
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/3a46.htm
http://www.boeing.com/defense/ea-18g-growler/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jan-2018 08:48 lupac Added
28-Jan-2018 08:55 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Jan-2018 08:56 Aerossurance Updated [Operator]
28-Jan-2018 09:25 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source]
28-Jan-2018 09:41 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
28-Jan-2018 19:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
29-Jan-2018 09:04 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Damage]
29-Jan-2018 09:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Damage]
29-Jan-2018 12:53 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Source]
29-Jan-2018 17:14 Iceman 29 Updated [Cn, Source, Photo, ]
29-Jan-2018 23:16 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
06-Mar-2018 02:13 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
19-Aug-2018 15:17 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Aug-2018 15:17 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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