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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237095
Last updated: 19 August 2020
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Date:18-JUN-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet
Owner/operator:VFA-154 US Navy
Registration: 166795
C/n / msn: F168
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Philippine Sea -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
Destination airport:USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
Narrative:
A US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet, operated by VFA-154, crashed into the Philippine Sea on a routine training mission. Both crew ejected safely and were recovered by a helicopter crew from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 8.

Sources:

https://news.usni.org/2020/06/18/theodore-roosevelt-super-hornet-crashes-in-philippine-sea-pilot-weapons-systems-officer-safe
https://theaviationist.com/2020/06/18/u-s-navy-f-a-18f-super-hornet-crashed-in-the-philippine-sea-naval-aviators-ejected-safely/
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-navy-fighter-jet-from-aircraft-carrier-uss-theodore-roosevelt-crashed-into-the-pacific-during-training-flight/ar-BB15FCbj?ocid=st


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2020 15:40 gerard57 Added
18-Jun-2020 15:45 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
18-Jun-2020 17:23 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2020 17:24 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
22-Jun-2020 17:01 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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