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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244255
Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Date:20-OCT-2020
Time:c 10:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near China Lake, Kern County, CA -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS Lemoore, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The armed F-18 was destroyed in an accident near Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake, California during a routine training flight. The pilot ejected and is stable.

Sources:

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37168/navy-fighter-jet-crashes-in-the-desert-near-china-lake-test-base
https://abc30.com/kern-county-plane-crash-us-navy-fighter-jet-ridgecrest-china-lake-station/7191672
https://news.usni.org/2020/10/20/super-hornet-crashes-near-china-lake-pilot-in-stable-condition
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10158878238924085&id=162253324084

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Oct-2020 21:15 Captain Adam Added
21-Oct-2020 06:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
21-Oct-2020 06:47 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
21-Oct-2020 07:27 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport]
21-Oct-2020 07:52 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Oct-2020 07:54 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Source, Embed code]
21-Oct-2020 07:56 Notarhelicopters Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2020 08:47 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
21-Oct-2020 11:00 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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