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Default Air Force Logo NEWS RELEASE: F-16D THUNDERBIRD ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION RELEASED
Excess airspeed and insufficient stopping distance on a wet runway resulted in an F-16D being overturned and destroyed upon landing at Dayton International Airport, Ohio, June 23, 2017, according to an Accident Investigation Board report released today. The pilot sustained injuries and the crewmember was uninjured.The mishap occurred after a
0 11/03
2017
Default Air Force Logo F-16C Accident investigation Released
Improper assembly of the main engine control caused a F-16C to be destroyed upon impacting the ground southwest of Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, April 5, 2017, according to an Accident Investigation Board report released today. The pilot safely ejected and did not sustain any injuries. The aircraft, valued at approximately $22 million, was destroyed.
0 10/26
2017
Default Air Force Logo NEWS RELEASE: MQ-1B PREDATOR ACCIDENT REPORT RELEASED
A mechanical failure leading the engine to overheat caused the crash of an MQ-1B Predator Oct. 19, 2015, according to an Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released today.  The aircraft was conducting a surveillance mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve at an undisclosed overseas location at the time of the mishap.  There
0 3/17
2017
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A ground control station error in the wake of a starter-generator failure led to the intentional crash of an MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft in the CENTCOM area of responsibility Nov. 24, 2015, according to an Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released today. The aircraft, valued at $9.9 million, was assigned to the 432nd Wing, Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and was destroyed on impact. There were no injuries or damage to private property.
0 7/11
2016
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