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F-22 Aircraft Database

F-22 Accident Reports for 2005

Found 1 aircraft, displaying 1-1 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
20 Oct 2005 [act] 03-045 03-4045 USAF 27 FS F-22A Block 20 Details
On October 20, 2005 at around 20.30 hours the aircraft was starting its engines for a night training mission. The right engine ingested a nose landing gear "remove before flight" safety pin/flag. Damage to the engine was $6.7 million but there was no damage to the rest of the aircraft. The pin was pulled out by ground crew during engine run which is not proper procedure as it should be pulled prior to engine start. Suction pulled it out of his hand.

Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available

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