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From presidential aircraft to fighters: a series of accidents in a week

From presidential aircraft to fighters: a series of accidents in a week
The past week has been full of incidents in the air and on the ground, associated with various types of aircraft. Traditionally, the United States Air Force has the largest number of accidents., what, apparently, caused by increased flight intensity.

1 September, there were reports of a crash near Norfolk during a training flight of the US Navy reconnaissance aircraft Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (this type of vehicle is an important part of an aircraft carrier wing). Four crew members safely left the vehicle in distress through the main cockpit door., already equipped with parachutes, what is dictated by safety requirements. reportedly, they did not receive any serious injuries. The plane completely burned out on the ground.

From presidential aircraft to fighters: a series of accidents in a week
"Remains" E-2C

Crashed on the same day while landing in the province of Takhar Mi-17 of the Afghan National Army. As stated, the accident was caused by a technical malfunction. On board the car, transporting the wounded, was 12 human. Only two of them received "superficial injuries".

From presidential aircraft to fighters: a series of accidents in a week
I-17

The plane of the French president Airbus A330 received damage to the left wing at the beginning of the week, which was caused by the impact on the wall of the hangar during its towing. The incident occurred during the stay of the head of France in Lebanese Beirut. According to reports, the machine was repaired by specialists on site.

From presidential aircraft to fighters: a series of accidents in a week
A330

2 September, the US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone was damaged during an attempt to take off at Holloman AFB. The details of the incident were not reported.

3 September helicopter USAF CH-53E Super Stallion, assigned to New River AFB in North Carolina, made an emergency landing. All the Marines left the car unharmed before, how she was engulfed in flames and she was destroyed by fire.

From presidential aircraft to fighters: a series of accidents in a week
CH-53E

There is still no complete clarity about the accident, what happened in China. reportedly, unidentified PLA Air Force fighter, presumably Su-35 or Chengdu J-10, crashed near Guilin, in the southern province of Guangxi. At the same time, the 5th Brigade of the 2nd Air Force Division of the Air Force is located in Guilin., which operates a different type of equipment - J-11, interceptor, created on the basis of the Soviet Su-27.

The pilot ejected safely, but was injured when landing. The incident site is located at 900 km from Taiwan airspace. In connection with the Indian media, there were unconfirmed reports that, that he was shot down by the air defense of an island state.

The Air Force Command emphasized, which strongly condemns such malicious acts, aimed at deliberately creating and spreading false information on the Internet in an attempt to confuse the audience
– said the Taiwanese military.

From presidential aircraft to fighters: a series of accidents in a week

used photos:https://fighterjetsworld.com/ ; http://eng.chinamil.com.cn

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