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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194958
Last updated: 19 November 2021
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Date:21-APR-2017
Time:18:55 LT
Type:Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet
Owner/operator:VFA-137 Carrier Air Wg 2 US Navy
Registration: 165905
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Sea -   Philippines
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Carl Vinson
Destination airport:USS Carl Vinson
Narrative:
The plane crashed during a landing attempt on the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) at sea between Indonesia and the Philippines. The pilot ejected and was recovered by a helicopter of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 4. The Navy said the pilot was being assessed by the medical team on board USS Carl Vinson but had suffered no apparent injuries.
The aircraft had suffered a hydraulics fault.

Sources:

https://timesofsandiego.com/military/2017/04/21/pilot-safe-after-fa-18-from-carl-vinson-crashes-near-the-philippines/
https://news.usni.org/2017/04/21/super-hornet-uss-carl-vinson-crashes-near-philippines-pilot-safe
http://www.secnav.navy.mil/foia/readingroom/CaseFiles/F-A%2018E%20Aircraft%20Mishap/Final%20Version_Endorsements_No%20Enclosures_REDACTED.PDF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2017 17:15 gerard57 Added
21-Apr-2017 17:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Apr-2017 11:53 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2019 17:10 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2020 18:25 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]
11-Feb-2020 20:22 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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