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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160440
Last updated: 1 November 2020
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Date:18-SEP-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:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 03-3111
C/n / msn: P111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hakkari province, near the border with Iraq -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Incirlik, Turkey
Destination airport:Incirlik, Turkey
Investigating agency: USAF AIB
Narrative:
Crashed, probably due to a technical failure. ACC released the accident investigation report on 09 April 2013 - due to limited wreckage recovered the board president could not determine the actual cause of the loss of satellite ink and power loss.

Sources:

http://www.uasvision.com/2013/07/19/lost-link-caused-predator-crash-in-turkey/
https://www.airforcemag.com/PDF/AircraftAccidentReports/Documents/2013/091812_MQ-1B_CENTCOM_AOR_full.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Sep-2013 17:51 gerard57 Added
29-Feb-2020 14:09 StokieSteve Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
29-Feb-2020 14:10 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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