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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154964
Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Date:14-APR-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Atomics MQ-1B Predator
Owner/operator:57th Wg USAF (57th Wg United States Air Force)
Registration: 07-3220
C/n / msn: P220
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Nangarhar Province -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jalalabad airfield
Destination airport:Jalalabad
Investigating agency: USAF AIB
Narrative:
Loss of engine power. Flown into a mountainside on purpose to ensure destruction of the UAV.

Sources:

Scramble 407 / Airforces Monthly (April 2013)
https://www.airforcemag.com/PDF/AircraftAccidentReports/Documents/2012/041412_MQ-1_Afghan_full.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Apr-2013 09:25 harro Added
05-Mar-2020 18:42 StokieSteve Updated [Operator, Source]
05-Mar-2020 18:43 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]
11-Mar-2020 16:27 DG333 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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