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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210900
Last updated: 5 December 2020
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Date:11-MAY-2013
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 (United States Air Force - USAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan -   Afghanistan
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
MQ-1B; ENGINE FAILURE; AIRCRAFT CRASH - Class A damage
The Washington Post database reported the location as being Kandahar Air Base. A broken crankshaft caused the engine failure.

Sources:

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/04/06/military-times-aviation-database/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/drone-crashes/database/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2018 21:10 ASN archive
07-Mar-2020 18:23 StokieSteve Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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