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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212007
Last updated: 22 June 2018
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Date:11-JUN-2018
Time:06:26 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:At sea, S of Okinawa -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kadena Air Base (DNA/RODN)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The military fighter plane, assigned to 18th Wing, USAF, crashed into the sea, 80km (one news source reported lately as 120km) south of Okinawa city, after a technical malfunction during a training flight with six other F-15s. The pilot ejected, however, received serious injuries including broken leg(s). The pilot was rescued by a helicopter of Japan Air Self-Defense Force at 07:45 LT, and sent to U.S. Naval hospital in Camp Foster.

Sources:

https://www.voanews.com/a/us-fighter-jet-crashes-japan-pilot-safe/4433162.html
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180611-00000021-asahi-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180611-00000012-jij-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180611-00050008-yom-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180611-00000017-mai-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180611-00000032-asahi-soci
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20180611/k10011472011000.html?utm_int=all_side_ranking-access_001
https://theaviationist.com/2018/06/11/usaf-f-15c-eagle-down-off-kadena-japan-pilot-rescued/
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180611-00000021-ryu-oki


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2018 04:44 gerard57 Added
11-Jun-2018 04:45 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Jun-2018 06:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Source]
11-Jun-2018 06:55 isamuel Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2018 08:12 sinfu2a Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2018 09:42 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2018 11:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location]
11-Jun-2018 19:27 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location]

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