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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89612
Last updated: 20 August 2018
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Date:26-JAN-2011
Time:19:58 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas/Boeing F/A-18C Hornet
Owner/operator:Finnish Air Force
Registration: HN-428
C/n / msn: 1429/FNC028
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tampere-Pirkkala Air Base -   Finland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Tampere-Pirkkala Air Base (EFTP)
Destination airport:Tampere-Pirkkala Air Base (EFTP)
Narrative:
The aircraft taking part in night flight exercises "Phantom Flight Satakunta Air Exercise", where the runway was unlit and the pilot flying with the aid of a pair of night vision goggles. The aircraft skidded off a taxiway during landing and crashed into a snowbank at Tampere-Pirkkala airport.
Pilot ejected safely

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170504131237/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/2011.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jan-2011 17:21 Black Typhoon Added

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