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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210854
Last updated: 31 October 2020
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Date:16-JUL-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Atomics MQ-1C Gray Eagle
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration: "207"
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Samawah, Iraq -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Contract crew reported a GCS ECU over-temp condition, after which, link with the aircraft was lost. Completion of emergency ECU repair procedures failed to reestablish link and aircraft remains unaccounted for.

The US DoD confirmed to American press enquiries regarding pictures of the crash-site published on Iraqi social media that a MQ-1 had been lost in Iraq returning from an ISR mission.

Sources:

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/04/06/military-times-aviation-database/
https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2015/07/23/dod-confirms-mq-1-uav-crash-in-iraq/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2018 21:10 ASN archive
09-Feb-2020 20:20 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]
14-Mar-2020 09:50 StokieSteve Updated [Registration, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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