F/A-18 CRASH

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musician2111
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F/A-18 CRASH

Postby musician2111 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 12:49 pm

Reports of a military jet, possibly a F/A-18C, just crashed into a residential area in University City. The address for the house that was affected is 6565 Red Deer St. I do not have the address for the pilot but he did eject. There was only one person seen ejecting which is why I think (and pray) it was the single seat version and not the 2 seater version. This is being worked off of SDPD Northern Tac 1. Unfortunately, my radio only gets their primary and I cant hear all the good info which is being passed. If any of you highspeed people have Tac 1 on Northern, keep us updated with facts - unlike the news stations. Thanks.

RescueKujo
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Re: F/A-18 CRASH

Postby RescueKujo » Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:32 pm

Update: 2 seat version, only 1 person on board, taken to USN Balboa Hospital. At least 1 house destroyed, more involved with fire. Can see both Miramar and SDFD units in news coverage.

dbelleperc
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Re: F/A-18 CRASH

Postby dbelleperc » Mon Dec 08, 2008 2:42 pm

DoD: Two civilians on the ground are 11-44 at the scene.

musician2111
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Re: F/A-18 CRASH

Postby musician2111 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 3:31 pm

I am not sure how 6565 Red Deer St was associated with the call. That is the info that was provided to a SDPD Lt. That might have been where the pilot was found. Now it seems as if an address on Cather Avenue was where the plane hit and destroyed one or two homes. As of 1510 hours, I am also hearing 2 dead (civilians) who were on the ground either in the home, in a nearby vehicle, or on foot and in the area. In addition to the unconfirmed dead, there are reports of an additional 2 persons missing/unaccounted for. The jet is being reported as a F/A-18D Hornet (2 seater) but there was only one person on board and he is reported to have minor - non life threatening injuries.

mike
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Re: F/A-18 CRASH

Postby mike » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:41 pm

I heard SDPD using Tac 3 for the incident aswell as Tac 1

N6ATF
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Re: F/A-18 CRASH

Postby N6ATF » Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:35 pm

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metr ... lane5.html

http://www.10news.com/news/18231819/detail.html

3 dead, one missing.

Sounds like this might be the same household that Marti Emerald found the guy's number at work for. :(

musician2111
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Re: F/A-18 CRASH

Postby musician2111 » Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:29 am

As of midnight: 3 persons are confirmed dead. There is a 4th person who is still unaccounted for. Of the 3 dead, they are described as 2 adults and 1 infant. The missing 4th is expected to be a child or infant as well. All of the victims are presumed to have been in the home on Cather Avenue which took the direct hit. What is left now is the recovery of that 4th along with the positive ID of all killed, removal of the wreckage and the re-integration of the residents back into their homes. The investigation will take months I presume. This event is no longer "breaking news" and I will not be posting updates. Check your local or national news stations for the latest and greatest.

Brian
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Re: F/A-18 CRASH

Postby Brian » Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:13 pm

Update:


March 3, 2009
Pilot was talking with Marine officials minutes before fatal crash, probe reveals

http://www3.signonsandiego.com/stories/ ... obe/?metro
Audio clip on the page above.
or
Full air traffic control tape from the Dec. 8, 2009 F-18 jet crash (mp3) (48 minutes, 3 seconds)
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/mili ... lltape.mp3

Excerpt: Lt. Dan Neubauer tells a controller about his situation and says he wants to take the jet to MCAS Miramar (mp3) (55 seconds)
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/mili ... iramar.mp3

FAA: San Diego F-18 (MP3, 44 MB) December 8, 2008
http://www.faa.gov/data_statistics/acci ... go_f18.mp3
http://www.faa.gov/data_statistics/accident_incident/

seargentslaughter
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Re: F/A-18 CRASH

Postby seargentslaughter » Sun May 03, 2009 8:22 pm

Hey this is kind of off topic but what freqs did you hear the chatter on? I dont have a digital scanner so dont even bother telling me if its digital.
Thanks

800
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Re: F/A-18 CRASH

Postby 800 » Mon May 04, 2009 12:01 am

seargentslaughter wrote:Hey this is kind of off topic but what freqs did you hear the chatter on? I dont have a digital scanner so dont even bother telling me if its digital.
Thanks


The incident was worked on the City of San Diego system, which is currently analog.


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