Accident Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II , Tuesday 4 January 2022
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Date:Tuesday 4 January 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic F35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II
Owner/operator:South Korean Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Seosan AB, South Chungcheong Province -   South Korea
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Seosan Air Base (HMY/RKTP)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A South Korean Air Force F-35A performed a wheels up landing on a foam covered runway at Seosan AB, South Chungcheong Province after a reportedly avionics related landing gear malfunction.
The airplane hit an eagle midflight. The damage to the airplane turned out to be so extensive, that the airplane was written off.


Revision history:

04-Jan-2022 07:32 gerard57 Added
04-Jan-2022 07:54 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
04-Jan-2022 12:41 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
02-Dec-2023 12:32 gerard57 Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Dec-2023 12:32 gerard57 Updated

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