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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154955
Last updated: 23 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic Q1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Atomics MQ-1B Predator
Owner/operator:49th WGg USAF (49th WGg United States Air Force)
Registration: 07-3249
C/n / msn: P249
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Djibouti -   Djibouti
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: USAF AIB
Struck terrain due to GPS altitude inaccuracies which the two operators failed to recognize according to the accident investigation board report was released by Air Combat Command on 12th Sept, 2011. The aircraft and one Hellfire missile were destroyed on impact at a cost of $2,983,766


Scramble 407

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: USAF AIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

11-Apr-2013 08:07 harro Added
02-Mar-2020 06:52 StokieSteve Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2020 06:52 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]
11-Mar-2020 16:17 DG333 Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-Feb-2021 21:42 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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