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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240026
Last updated: 15 August 2020
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Date:14-AUG-2020
Time:12:21 LT
Type:Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Port Hueneme-Point Mugu NAS, CA (NTD/KNTD)
Destination airport:Naval Base Ventura County, CA (KNTD
Narrative:
The unmanned US Navy helicopter of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23, detached to the base for training, suffered a blade strike on a building. The crash caused superficial damage to the building. No injuries were reported

Sources:

https://eu.vcstar.com/story/news/2020/08/14/unmanned-helicopter-crashes-naval-base-ventura-county-point-mugu/5587534002/
https://kvta.com/news/unmanned-helicopter-crashes-at-point-mugu/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Base_Ventura_County


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Aug-2020 06:55 gerard57 Added
15-Aug-2020 06:57 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
15-Aug-2020 10:04 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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