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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215101
Last updated: 16 January 2019
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Date:04-SEP-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VF35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Martin F-35C
Owner/operator:United States Navy , Strike Fighter Squadron 125
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Atlantic Ocean off Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
F35C damaged during refuelling trials with F/A 18F. Parts of refueling drogue have been ingested into F35s engine, causing serious damage. Aircraft landed safely on board USS Abraham Lincoln

Sources:

https://theaviationist.com/2018/09/05/u-s-navy-reports-f-35c-lightning-ii-and-f-a-18f-damaged-during-inflight-refueling-accident/


Revision history:

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05-Sep-2018 07:25 Rumbachtaler Added

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