ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 183299
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Narrative:Crashed. The UAV was flying a combat mission when the ground pilot lost control of the aircraft, according to the US Air Force.
|Date:||Thursday 7 January 2016|
General Atomics MQ-1B Predator
|Owner/operator:||432nd WG USAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Akashat, Anbar Province -
|Investigating agency: ||USAF AIB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
The Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board findings were publicly released on 1st June, 2017.
The armed US$ 5.09million aircraft crashed after a primary control module anomaly caused multiple on-board system failures and loss of control by the Whiteman AFB-based 20th ATKS.
https://twitter.com/bjoernstritzel/status/685505510381096961 https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2016/01/08/air-force-says-drone-crash-in-iraq-was-an-accident/ https://www.airforcemag.com/PDF/AircraftAccidentReports/Documents/2017/010716_MQ1B_CENTCOM.pdf https://www.acc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1199592/mq-1b-accident-investigation-released/
Scramble (#441) / Air Forces Monthly (February 2016)
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|Investigating agency: ||USAF AIB |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
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