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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239991
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Date:12-AUG-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Atomics MQ-1
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tiguirwit, near Agadez -   Niger
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Niamey Airport
Destination airport:Niamey Airport
Narrative:
The US military drone crashed probably due to a technical malfunction.

Sources:

https://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2020/08/14/un-drone-americain-s-ecrase-dans-le-nord-du-niger_6048936_3212.html
https://www.crystal-news.net/un-drone-reaper-us-tombe-a-tiguirwit-agadez/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=un-drone-reaper-us-tombe-a-tiguirwit-agadez


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Aug-2020 12:51 gerard57 Added
18-Aug-2020 09:47 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]

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