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  • MQ-1B ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION RELEASED

    An MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed September 4, 2017, in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility while forward-deployed and participating in a combat support mission. At the time of the mishap, the aircraft was being operated by an aircrew from the 432d Air Expeditionary

  • RQ-4B GLOBAL HAWK ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION RELEASED

    According to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board (AIB) report released today, an RQ-4B Global Hawk that crashed June 21, 2017, near Lone Pine, California, broke up mid-air after experiencing issues with one of its navigational data devices/ navigators. This caused the RQ-4B to enter

  • 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,

  • GROUND ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION BOARD REPORT RELEASED

    A misalignment and fall of a bomb rack unit during weapons unloading operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility on March 22, 2017, resulted in fatal injuries to an Air Force staff sergeant, according to an Air Combat Command Ground Accident Investigation Board report released