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F-35 Aircraft Database

F-35 Accidents & Mishaps for the Royal Air Force / Royal Navy

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Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
17 Nov 2021 [w/o] ZM152 RAF 617 sqn F-35B Newsarticle Details
Crashed into the Mediterranean around 11:00 hrs local while operating from the HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08). The pilot ejected and safely returned to the ship. Cause of the crash is under investigation. The carrier was returning to the UK after more than seven months at sea on a maiden voyage to the Far East and back.

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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