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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73415
Last updated: 7 June 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps - VMFA(AW) 224
Registration: 164694
C/n / msn: 1129/D102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic Ocean, app. 35 miles east of St. Helena Sound, SC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:MCAS Beaufort - KNBC
Destination airport:MCAS Beaufort - KNBC
The USMC Hornet crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, app. 35 miles east of St. Helena Sound, SC, after a double engine failure and a fire broke out. Both pilots ejected and were floating in an inflatable life for about one hour before they were rescued by a USCG helicopter.

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:] (photo) At time of the crash the Hornet was coded as WK-09)

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Revision history:

10-Mar-2010 21:22 RobertMB Added
10-Mar-2010 21:51 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2010 11:05 chulian1819 Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2010 01:55 FISHER01 Updated [Registration]
18-Mar-2010 04:35 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Source]

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