ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217657
Last updated: 22 May 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:12-NOV-2018
Time:11:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN), Carrier Air Wing 5
Registration: 166888 (NF-11
C/n / msn: F218
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:290 km ESE of Naha, Japan -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Destination airport:USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Narrative:
The F/A-18F crashed after a reported "mechanical problem" neat Minami-Daito island, Okinawa, Japan. Both crew ejected, and were recovered uninjured 25 minutes after. Japanese media reports an engine trouble.

Sources:

https://navaltoday.com/2018/11/12/pilots-eject-as-f-a-18-from-uss-ronald-reagan-crashes-into-philippine-sea/
https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/navy-crew-ejects-from-jet-experiencing-mechanical-issue-over-philippine-sea-1.556348
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/us-navy-fa-18-fighter-jet-crashes-into-philippine-sea-pilots-ejected-uss-ronald-reagan-today-2018-11-12/
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00050036-yom-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00000052-jij-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00000082-kyodonews-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00010016-houdoukvq-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00000056-mai-soci
https://www.scramble.nl/index.php?option=com_mildb&view=search


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Nov-2018 06:17 gerard57 Added
12-Nov-2018 06:25 gerard57 Updated [Country]
12-Nov-2018 07:18 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Nov-2018 08:32 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
12-Nov-2018 09:09 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
12-Nov-2018 09:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 09:41 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 09:41 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 11:37 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 14:22 isamuel Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 18:26 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 19:50 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Nov-2018 19:37 Spotter2004 Updated [Narrative]
30-Dec-2018 09:58 Spotter2004 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description