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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210909
Last updated: 21 October 2020
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Date:26-OCT-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:432nd WG USAF (432nd WG United States Air Force)
Registration: 99-3058
C/n / msn: P-058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:53 nautical miles southwest of Jalalabad Air Base -   Afghanistan
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:JAA / OAJL
Destination airport:JAA / OAJL
Narrative:
Crashed 53nmi. southwest of Jalalabad Air Base, Afghanistan. The Accident Investigation Report was released on 13th March, 2013. The variable pitch propeller servo motor failed during the return to base after a 20.4hour mission. Unable to reach any alternate FOB the crew deliberate crashed the US$ 4.6million aircraft.

Sources:

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/04/06/military-times-aviation-database/
https://www.airforcemag.com/PDF/AircraftAccidentReports/Documents/2013/102612_MQ-1B_Afghanistan_release.pdf
http://joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1999.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2018 21:10 ASN archive
07-Mar-2020 07:10 StokieSteve Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Mar-2020 16:17 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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