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Red Arrows Hawk crashes at RAF Valley
The engineer was killed, while the pilot survived the crash and is believed to have ejected shortly before the Hawk aircraft hit the ground at the base in Anglesey According U.k. Ministry of Defence, a Red Arrows Hawk jet (reportedly "Red 3") crashed shortly after take-off at RAF Valley in north Wales, on Mar. 20, 2018. As explained by The Telegraph...
While the pilot was given a clean bill of health and no other personnel were hurt, the explosion and fire caused damage to two other AV-8B Harrier jump jets on the deck and one $3.6 million Litening advanced targeting pod The accident investigation for a VMA-223 AV-8B that caught fire as it was launching from USS Kearsarge to conduct strikes...