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Date:12-NOV-2018
Time:11:45 LT
Type:Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet
Owner/operator:Carrier Air Wg 5 US Navy
Registration: 166888
MSN: F218
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:290 km ESE of Naha, Japan -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Destination airport:USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Confidence Rating:
Narrative:
The F/A-18F crashed after a reported "mechanical problem" neat Minami-Daito island, Okinawa, Japan. Both crew ejected, and were recovered uninjured 25 minutes after. Japanese media reports an engine trouble.

Sources:

https://navaltoday.com/2018/11/12/pilots-eject-as-f-a-18-from-uss-ronald-reagan-crashes-into-philippine-sea/
https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/navy-crew-ejects-from-jet-experiencing-mechanical-issue-over-philippine-sea-1.556348
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/us-navy-fa-18-fighter-jet-crashes-into-philippine-sea-pilots-ejected-uss-ronald-reagan-today-2018-11-12/
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00050036-yom-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00000052-jij-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00000082-kyodonews-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00010016-houdoukvq-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20181112-00000056-mai-soci
https://www.scramble.nl/index.php?option=com_mildb&view=search

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Nov-2018 06:17 gerard57 Added
12-Nov-2018 06:25 gerard57 Updated [Country]
12-Nov-2018 07:18 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Nov-2018 08:32 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
12-Nov-2018 09:09 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
12-Nov-2018 09:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 09:41 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 09:41 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 11:37 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 14:22 isamuel Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 18:26 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 19:50 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Nov-2018 19:37 Spotter2004 Updated [Narrative]
30-Dec-2018 09:58 Spotter2004 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
08-Feb-2020 18:23 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]
11-Feb-2020 20:22 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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