Bird strike Incident Lockheed Martin F-35I Adir , Wednesday 26 April 2023
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Date:Wednesday 26 April 2023
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed Martin F-35I Adir
Owner/operator:Israeli Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:South Israel -   Israel
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
An Israeli Air Force F-35I Adir suffered a bird strike during an independence day fly-by. The aircraft sustained minor damage and landed without further issue.

Sources:

https://www.timesofisrael.com/f-35-forced-to-land-after-bird-strike-during-independence-day-fly-by/amp/

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Apr-2023 10:13 nhofmann54 Added

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