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F-35 Aircraft Database

F-35 Accidents & Mishaps for the United States Air Force

Found 4 aircraft, displaying 1-4 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
23 Jun 2014 [w/o] 10-5015 10-5015 USAF 58 FS F-35A Details
Suffered an engine fire caused by excessive rubbing of the fan blades inside the engine. Determined as a cat. 5, so writen-off.
22 Aug 2018 [act] 11-5024 11-5024 USAF 58 FS F-35A Details
Suffered a nose landing gear failure upon landing at Eglin. The aircraft was slightly damaged and flown again soon after.
23 Sep 2016 [sto] 12-5052 12-5052 USAF 61 FS F-35A Details
Suffered a fire on the flightline at Mountain Home AFB.
19 May 2020 [w/o] 12-5053 12-5053 USAF 58 FS F-35A News Article Details
The aircraft crashlanded on runway 30 at Eglin AFB at 21:26 local. The pilot ejected safely but sustained nonlife threatening injuries. The aircraft rolled, caught fire and was completely destroyed.

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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