Accident Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet , Monday 4 October 2021
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Date:Monday 4 October 2021
Time:c. 15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN), VX-9
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Death Valley National Park, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:China Lake Naws (Armitage Field) Airport, CA (KNID)
Destination airport:China Lake Naws (Armitage Field) Airport, CA (KNID)
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
A US Navy Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet, operated by Air Test and Evaluation Squadron VX-9 "Vampires", crashed in Death Valley National Park, California, about 40 miles from Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake.
The pilot ejected and sustained minor injuries.


Revision history:

06-Oct-2021 07:49 RobertMB Added
06-Oct-2021 11:43 Captain Adam Updated [Country, Narrative]
06-Oct-2021 12:54 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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