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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177254
Last updated: 23 August 2020
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Date:14-JUL-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Atomics MQ-1B Predator
Owner/operator:432nd WGp USAF (432nd WGp United States Air Force)
Registration: 07-3210
C/n / msn: P-210
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:190 nmi. northeast of Kandahar Air Base -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:KDH / OAKN
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: USAF AIB
Narrative:
The MQ-1B Predator crashed as a result of a technical failure.
The findings of the Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board Report were publicly released on 26th January, 2015. The US$ 4.6million aircraft was destroyed when it crashed 190 nautical miles northeast of Kandahar Air Base The crash was due to engine failure, due to an undetermined cause (the wreckage was not recovered for analysis).

Sources:

http://drone-rss.com/2015/01/mq-1b-predator-accident-report-released/
https://www.airforcemag.com/PDF/AircraftAccidentReports/Documents/2015/071414_MQ1B_Kandahar.pdf
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/drone-crashes/database/

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jun-2015 11:06 gerard57 Added
24-Jun-2015 11:36 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Mar-2020 18:37 StokieSteve Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Mar-2020 18:37 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]
20-Apr-2020 20:57 AlLach Updated [Operator, Operator]

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