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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264992
Last updated: 25 January 2022
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Date:17-AUG-2004
Time:09:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MQ-1 Predator
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Balad AB -   Iraq
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed. A misrouted oil line failed and leaked oil into the engine bay causing a fire, which spread and ultimately made the aircraft uncontrollable, leading to the crash in which it was destroyed.

Sources:

AFM OCT 2004/NOV 2005, p77


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jul-2021 19:59 TB Added
29-Nov-2021 14:37 TB Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]

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