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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167499
Last updated: 8 December 2020
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Date:25-MAY-2002
Time:c. 08:30 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Atomics RQ-1L Predator
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 98-3052
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 nm N of Ali Al Salem Air Base -   Kuwait
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ali Al Salem Air Base
Destination airport:Ali Al Salem Air Base
Narrative:
Crashed. Cause: a broken cylinder rocker arm, which resulted in engine failure.

Sources:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/national/drone-crashes/database/?noredirect=on
AFM MAR 2003


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jun-2014 07:29 harro Added
07-Dec-2019 18:03 TB Updated [Time, Operator]
08-Dec-2020 15:52 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]

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