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  • 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

  • MQ-9A ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION RELEASED

    An MQ-9A crashed May 6, 2017 in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility after the ground control station lost downlink from the aircraft on final approach, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released today.

  • F-16C TRAINING MIDAIR COLLISION ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION RELEASED

    Two F-16Cs collided head-on and crashed during training at Bulldog Military Operation Area near Louisville, Georgia., June 7, 2016, after a pilot failed to ensure flight path deconfliction and separation of aircraft, according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released

  • MQ-1B ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION RELEASED

    A mechanical failure of the left tail clamp and/or tail clamp bolts caused an MQ-1B to crash Nov. 8, 2015 in the U.S. Central Command Area of responsibility, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released today.The MQ-1B was assigned to the 432nd Wing at

  • 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