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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263499
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Date:31-MAY-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VF35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II
Owner/operator:USMC
Registration: 169608
MSN: BF-76
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Ibiza Airport (IBZ/LEIB) -   Spain
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Queen Elizabeth
Destination airport:Ibiza Airport (IBZ/LEIB)
Narrative:
Ran out of fuel at night and made a precautionary landing at Ibiza airport (IBZ/LEIB).
Pilot OK. The aircraft only had a left MLG tyre burst.

Sources:

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/f-35-from-hms-queen-elizabeth-in-precautionary-ibiza-landing/
https://www.periodicodeibiza.es/pitiusas/ibiza/2021/06/01/1270517/aterrizaje-emergencia-ibiza-trata-f35-fuerza-aerea-americano.html

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E2x7n3YX0AAvUPY?format=jpg&name=large (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2021 16:57 Zsolt.varga2 Added
01-Jun-2021 17:29 RobertMB Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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