Incident Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II , Thursday 4 April 2024
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Date:Thursday 4 April 2024
Time:14:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni (IWK/RJOI) -   Japan
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Iwakuni MCAS (IWK/RJOI)
An F-35A of USAF suffered a tire problem while landing at runway 2 of MCAS Iwakuni, Japan. The tire of Lightning II emitted smoke during the landing roll, and the fighter came to halt facing sideways to east near the departure end of the runway 2. The runway was closed until the airplane was towed away. Three commercial flights were cancelled.


Revision history:

04-Apr-2024 11:30 isamuel Added
04-Apr-2024 18:46 vasilf Updated [Source]

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