Mid-air collision Accident Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet 165908, Monday 15 March 2010
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Date:Monday 15 March 2010
Time:22:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F18S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet
Owner/operator:VFA-137 US Navy
Registration: 165908
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Nevada desert -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS Fallon
Destination airport:NAS Fallon
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Two F/A-18E Super Hornets collided in mid-air Monday night, sending one crashing to the Nevada desert, Navy officials said.
One pilot ejected safely before his aircraft crashed near Naval Air Station Fallon and a second pilot landed the single-seat jet safely at Fallon, according to a press release from Naval Air Forces in San Diego.

Sources:

https://www.navytimes.com/news/2010/03/navy_hornet_crash_31610/

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Mar-2010 12:10 Black Typhoon Added
16-Mar-2010 14:25 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
16-Mar-2010 22:00 Black Typhoon Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Narrative]
17-Mar-2010 07:17 FISHER01 Updated [Registration, Operator]
17-Mar-2010 07:19 FISHER01 Updated [Registration]
17-Mar-2010 07:27 FISHER01 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total occupants]
08-Feb-2020 18:31 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]
11-Feb-2020 20:18 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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