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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197395
Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Time:16:15 LT
Type:Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN)
Registration: NH-307/165865
MSN: E041
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bahrain International Airport / Manama -   Bahrain
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:USS Nimitz
Destination airport:USS Nimitz
The F-18 suffered a runway excursion during an emergency landing at Bahrain International Airport. The pilot ejected as the aircraft went off the runway.

Cmdr. Bill Urban, a spokesman for the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, said in a statement:
"The F-18 suffered an engine problem and tried to divert to Sheikh Isa Air Base in Bahrain. He said the plane couldn't make it and instead landed at the island's commercial airport." "The pilot wasn't hurt. Due to the malfunction, the aircraft could not be stopped on the runway and the pilot ejected from the aircraft as it departed the runway."

* Registration not confirmed



Revision history:

12-Aug-2017 13:32 Captain Adam Added
12-Aug-2017 13:34 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Embed code]
12-Aug-2017 15:04 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 15:06 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 15:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 15:28 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 15:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 16:33 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 22:59 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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