Incident Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet , Monday 15 August 2011
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Date:Monday 15 August 2011
Time:c. 15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Salisbury-Ocean City-Wicomico County Airport, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK)
Destination airport:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK)
A U.S. Navy Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet operated by Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Three (VX-23) made an emergency landing at Salisbury-Ocean City-Wicomico Airport, Maryland after experiencing a rapid increase in aircraft temperature around 3:30 PM EST. The fighter aircraft was on a routine test flight out of Naval Air Station Patuxent River at the time of the incident. The fighter jet landed safely without further issue.

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