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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143970
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:McDonnell Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 166637
MSN: F130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30miles NE of Fallon -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:KNFL
Destination airport:KNFL
Two pilots of a McDonnell Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet ejected from their jet aircraft after they reported some problems. Both pilot landed safely with minor injuries in an unpopulated, dry lakebed. The aircraft crashed and was destroyed.



Photo of 166637 courtesy

Portsmouth / Naval Base [ Off-Airport ]
30 May 2011; (c) Tom Gibbons

Revision history:

25-Feb-2012 00:42 Alpine Flight Added
22-Apr-2017 13:29 El_serj Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]

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