Aib reports

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170506-ACC-UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND AREA IF RESPONSIBILITY-MQ-9AG-AAIB NARRATIVE REPORT.PDFAn MQ-9A crashed May 6, 2017 in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility after the ground control station lost downlink from the aircraft on final approach, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released today.170506-ACC-United States Central Command Area if Responsibility-MQ-9AG-AAIB Narrative Report5/7/2018
170721-ACC-NEAR LONE PINE CALIFORNIA-BEALE AFB- RQ-4B T_N07-2029-G_AIB REPORT.PDFAccording to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board (AIB) report released today, an RQ-4B Global Hawk that crashed June 21, 2017, near Lone Pine, California, broke up mid-air after experiencing issues with one of its navigational data devices/ navigators. This caused the RQ-4B to enter an unusual flight altitude and experience airspeeds that exceeded structural limitations, from which the aircraft could not recover.170721-ACC-NEAR LONE PINE CALIFORNIA-BEALE AFB- RQ-4B T_N07-2029-G_AIB REPORT.PDF9/26/20189/26/2018
170721-ACC-NEAR LONE PINE CALIFORNIA-BEALE AFB- RQ-4B T_N07-2029-G_PRESS RELEASE.PDFAccording to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board (AIB) report released today, an RQ-4B Global Hawk that crashed June 21, 2017, near Lone Pine, California, broke up mid-air after experiencing issues with one of its navigational data devices/ navigators. This caused the RQ-4B to enter an unusual flight altitude and experience airspeeds that exceeded structural limitations, from which the aircraft could not recover.170721-ACC-NEAR LONE PINE CALIFORNIA-BEALE AFB- RQ-4B T_N07-2029-G_PRESS RELEASE.PDF9/26/20189/26/20189/26/2018
170817_ACC_USCENTCOM__MQ1B_AAIB_NARRATIVE REPORT.PDFAn MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed August 17, 2017, in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility while forward-deployed and participating in a combat support mission. At the time of the mishap, the aircraft was being operated by an aircrew from the 432d Air Expeditionary Wing, Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. After normal transfer of aircraft control from the Launch and Recovery Element, commonly known as a Gaining Handover, the pilot observed the aircraft execute an unrecoverable flight maneuver without pilot flight control inputs.170817_ACC_USCENTCOM__MQ1B_AAIB_NARRATIVE REPORT1/30/20191/30/20191/30/2019
170817_ACC_USCENTCOM_MQ1B_AAIB_PRESS RELEASE.PDFAn MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed August 17, 2017, in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility while forward-deployed and participating in a combat support mission. At the time of the mishap, the aircraft was being operated by an aircrew from the 432d Air Expeditionary Wing, Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. After normal transfer of aircraft control from the Launch and Recovery Element, commonly known as a Gaining Handover, the pilot observed the aircraft execute an unrecoverable flight maneuver without pilot flight control inputs.170817_ACC_USCENTCOM_MQ1B_AAIB_PRESS RELEASE1/30/20191/30/20191/30/2019
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