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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210913
Last updated: 29 February 2020
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Date:22-AUG-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:United States Air Force - USAF (United States Air Force - USAF)
Registration: 97-0037
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -   Afghanistan
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
MQ-1 EXPERIENCED DUAL ALTERNATOR FAILURE; CRASHED; NO INJURIES. ACC released the accident investigation report on 1st October 2013. The AV dual alternator failure caused the AV to function solely on battery power meaning t was impossible to return to base.

Sources:

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/04/06/military-times-aviation-database/
https://www.airforcemag.com/PDF/AircraftAccidentReports/Documents/2013/082212_MQ-1B_CENTCOM_AOR_release.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2018 21:10 ASN archive
29-Feb-2020 14:09 StokieSteve Updated [Registration, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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