Accident Pilatus PC-12/47 (U-28B) 07-0736, Saturday 18 February 2012
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Date:Saturday 18 February 2012
Time:19:18 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pilatus PC-12/47 (U-28B)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 07-0736
MSN: 736
Year of manufacture:2006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:6 mi from Camp Lemonnier (HDAM) -   Djibouti
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Camp Lemonnier (HDAM)
Destination airport:Camp Lemonnier (HDAM)
Investigating agency: USAF AIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A US military aircraft U-28B of 319th SOS has crashed in the Republic of Djibouti during a routine flight, killing all four US military personnel onboard from Hurlburt-Field AFB on Saturday. The U-28B was returning from a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Pilatus was deployed at Camp Lemonnier, a military part of Djibouti International Airport.

Cause: unrecognized spatial disorientation.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: USAF AIB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

20-Feb-2012 03:03 gerard57 Added
20-Feb-2012 09:49 Dmitriy Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2012 12:05 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Location]
20-Feb-2012 12:08 Alpine Flight Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
20-Feb-2012 23:05 Dmitriy Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Feb-2012 10:11 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
07-Mar-2012 17:22 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2012 03:10 RobertMB Updated [Registration]
24-Oct-2012 23:31 bizjets101 Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Oct-2012 11:33 Anon. Updated [Source]
01-Apr-2013 09:39 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2014 19:35 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2020 13:08 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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