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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191898
Last updated: 14 January 2022
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Time:18:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18H model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 163755/VE-201
MSN: 831/C113
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:100km ESE of Cape Ashizuri, Kochi Prefecture -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Iwakuni base, Yamaguchi prefecture (IWK/RJOI)
Destination airport:Iwakuni base, Yamaguchi prefecture (IWK/RJOI)
The military plane crashed after a technical malfunction. The pilot was found and recovered by ShinMaywa US-2 of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force at 3:05 p.m. next day, and delivered to Iwakuni base of USMC at 4:50 p.m., however, he had not survived the accident. The accident happened to one of two Hornet jets performing a formation training mission. The second Hornet returned safely.


Revision history:

07-Dec-2016 12:47 gerard57 Added
07-Dec-2016 14:18 isamuel Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Dec-2016 06:11 isamuel Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
08-Dec-2016 10:13 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
08-Dec-2016 14:51 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2016 07:12 isamuel Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2016 13:19 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
22-Apr-2017 13:28 El_serj Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]

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