Accident Boeing E/A-18G Growler A46-311, Sunday 28 January 2018
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Date:Sunday 28 January 2018
Time:10:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing E/A-18G Growler
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)
Registration: A46-311
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Nellis Air Force Base, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Nellis AFB
Destination airport:Nellis AFB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
RAAF Growler caught fire during a takeoff accident during Exercise Red Flag 18-01 after an uncontained no 2 engine HP compressor failure. Both crew members egressed safely without the use of ejection seats.





Revision history:

28-Jan-2018 08:48 lupac Added
28-Jan-2018 08:55 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Jan-2018 08:56 Aerossurance Updated [Operator]
28-Jan-2018 09:25 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source]
28-Jan-2018 09:41 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
28-Jan-2018 19:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
29-Jan-2018 09:04 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Damage]
29-Jan-2018 09:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Damage]
29-Jan-2018 12:53 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Source]
29-Jan-2018 17:14 Iceman 29 Updated [Cn, Source, Photo, ]
29-Jan-2018 23:16 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
06-Mar-2018 02:13 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
19-Aug-2018 15:17 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Aug-2018 15:17 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
12-Mar-2019 17:38 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
11-Dec-2019 21:51 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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