Accident General Atomics MQ-1B Predator , Tuesday 23 September 2014
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Date:Tuesday 23 September 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
General Atomics MQ-1B Predator
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Beihan, Shabwa province -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The drone crashed after it struck Shoab Mountain near Beihan.
The USAF reported to the miltarytimes the loss of a MQ-1B operating from Djibouti on this date.
The Washington Post database reported the US$ 5,098,473 aircraft was destroyed after a coolant leak caused the engine to lose power. Air Force investigators withheld the location of the crash but details in their report indicate that the drone was operating over Yemen.


Revision history:

23-Sep-2014 16:51 gerard57 Added
29-Oct-2019 13:25 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
08-Mar-2020 20:24 StokieSteve Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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