UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) —
The Military.com website, citing Tuesday, August 20, the US Maritime Security Center, wrote that during an incident that occurred on August 9 at 19:40 (local time), a Hawkeye E- 2D, attempting to land on the Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea earlier this month, struck two F / A-18 Super Hornet aircraft and sent debris in the direction of two more F / A-18 in flight.
Informed military sources have reported an incident involving a number of fighter planes and US aircraft aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier deployed in Middle Eastern waters.
Four US Navy F-18 Super Hornet fighter jets were hit recently when another aircraft was landed on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier deployed in the Arabian Sea.
“The airborne, carrier-ready early warning aircraft was landing again at 19:40. On 9 August, it touched two more aircraft and caused damage to two other aircraft from the projected debris,” said the commander. Navy spokesman Josh Frey, spokesman for the US Fifth Fleet, at Military.com Tuesday by email.
A report from the Naval Security Center described the incident as a “bolter,” which means that the aircraft missed the stop when attempting to land.
According to the security center, the incident was classified as “Class A Accidents”. Class A accidents involve fatalities, serious injuries totaling $ 2 million or more, or a total loss of the aircraft.
Frey said the affected aircraft are undergoing maintenance.
“The plane involved suffered minor damage, all of which are being repaired to make it fit for mission again, and no one was injured,” he said.
The US government announced last May that the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln had departed in the Persian Gulf region as a warning to Tehran and in response to what he called “the destabilizing activities” of the country.
Shortly after, the media announced that the ship had been deployed as part of the psychological warfare waged by the Trump administration to force the Iranians to accept the dialogue.
For commentators, the policy of tension with the Iranians, who have their hands on the Persian Gulf region, is the worst mistake made by the United States.
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