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Report into Canadian Snowbirds accident released

A Flight Safety Investigation Report by Canada’s Directorate of Flight Safety was published on September 21 into the accident involving a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CT-114 Tutor on August 2

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Russia has lost more than 10% of its Su-34 Fullback fleet in Ukraine ops

After conducting independent research, Key.Aero can confirm that the Russian Aerospace Forces has now lost more than 10% of its Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback fighter-bomber fleet in combat operations over Ukraine

Lightning strikes Belgian F-16BM during training sortie

A Lockheed Martin F-16BM Block 20 (MLU) Fighting Falcon was forced to make a precautionary landing at Ostend-Bruges International Airport after being struck by lightning on September 14

Interim report released on loss of F-35B on HMS Queen Elizabeth

An interim report into the loss of UK F-35B Lightning II ZM152 ‘018’ on HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) on November 17, 2021, was published by the UK Ministry of Defence on September 8

CV-22B remains trapped in Norway as USAF lifts grounding order

Having been grounded for just over two weeks, AFSOC has cleared its 52-strong fleet of Bell Boeing CV-22B Ospreys to fly again, but one example remains trapped on an island in Norway after the tiltrotor was forced to make an emergency landing there on August 12, 2022

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Pilot error cited as cause of MV-22B Osprey crash in Norway

An official USMC investigation into the crash of an MV-22B Osprey in Norway on March 18, 2022, has found that pilot error was the cause of the accident. The results of the Command Investigation were published on August 14

KC-46A makes emergency landing with boom still deployed

A USAF-operated KC-46A Pegasus was forced to make an emergency landing on August 23 with the refuelling boom still deployed after a malfunction in the retraction system

RCAF grounds CT-114 Tutor fleet following Snowbirds accident

The Canadian Armed Forces announced on August 10 that the Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division has ordered an operational pause on the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CT-114 Tutor fleet following an aircraft accident

South Korean F-4E crashes into the Yellow Sea

A McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II belonging to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has been written off after the fighter/ground attack aircraft crashed into the Yellow Sea during a mission on August 12

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UK MOD releases report into last year’s Royal Navy Hawk T1A crash

A UK Ministry of Defence Service Inquiry report into the loss of Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm-operated Hawk T1A (serial XX189) – assigned to 736 Naval Air Squadron – on March 25, 2021, was released on July 28