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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243439
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Time:c. 16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic VF35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps (USMC)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Salton City, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Yuma MCAS/Yuma International Airport, AZ (YUM/KNYL)
Destination airport:Yuma MCAS/Yuma International Airport, AZ (YUM/KNYL)
A U.S. Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II made contact with a VMGR-352 Lockheed KC-130J Hercules (166765) during air-to-air refuelling. The F-35B pilot successfully ejected and the aircraft crashed. The KC-130J made a forced gear-up landing in a carrot field near Thermal, California.




Revision history:

30-Sep-2020 05:43 Notarhelicopters Added
30-Sep-2020 05:44 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source]
30-Sep-2020 05:45 harro Updated [Date]
30-Sep-2020 05:54 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]
30-Sep-2020 06:03 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
30-Sep-2020 17:36 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
30-Sep-2020 17:43 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
01-Oct-2020 14:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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