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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263028
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:24-MAY-2021
Time:c 14:19 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MRF1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Mirage F1M
Owner/operator:Draken International LLC
Registration: N567EM
MSN: 56
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Nellis AFB (LSV/KLSV), Las Vegas, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Las Vegas-Nellis AFB, NV (LSV/KLSV)
Destination airport:Las Vegas-Nellis AFB, NV (LSV/KLSV)
Narrative:
A contractor operator ex-military Dassault Mirage F1M, call sign Sniper 01, went down in the backyard of a home in N. Christy Lane on approach to Nellis AFB (LSV/KLSV), Las Vegas, Nevada. The pilot, who had declared an emergency due to a 'flap problem', ejected but was killed.

Draken International is contracted by the US Air Force to provide adversary air support for training.

N567EM was operated before by the Ejército del Aire (EdA, Spanish Air Force) with serial C.14-56. It arrived at Nellis on 5 February 2021.

Sources:

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/40761/aircraft-associated-with-nellis-air-force-base-has-crashed-in-las-vegas
https://abcnews.go.com/US/aircraft-crashes-nellis-air-force-base-las-vegas/story?id=77880797
https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/local-las-vegas/pilot-killed-in-northeast-las-vegas-fighter-jet-crash-2362065/
https://www.ktnv.com/news/incident-involving-airplane-from-nellis-air-force-base-in-las-vegas
https://eu.rgj.com/story/news/2021/05/24/military-aircraft-crashes-las-vegas-residential-area/7423558002/
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/military-officials-eye-fatal-jet-181024573.html

https://registry.faa.gov/AircraftInquiry/Search/NNumberResult?nNumberTxt=N567EM
https://photos.flightaware.com/photos/retriever/8faf2ddbf1e30b2b2c1416fbee35edbc6a51d68c (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2021 22:13 Captain Adam Added
24-May-2021 23:04 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
24-May-2021 23:05 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
24-May-2021 23:08 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Embed code]
24-May-2021 23:11 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Embed code]
24-May-2021 23:18 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Embed code]
24-May-2021 23:25 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2021 00:32 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Narrative]
25-May-2021 05:27 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
25-May-2021 07:42 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-May-2021 07:48 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-May-2021 10:40 gerard57 Updated [Date]
25-May-2021 14:50 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2021 18:31 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2021 06:32 Anon. Updated [Source]
26-May-2021 18:41 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jun-2021 09:22 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
14-Jun-2021 17:00 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Narrative]

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