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F-35 Crash Beaufort SC

Sheldon, SC, USA | 2018-Sep-28

Initial Notification: On September 28, 2018, the USCG D7 reported a military F-35 crashed 1 mile west of the Marine air station in Beaufort SC off Little Barnwell Island. The aircraft had 1950 gallons of jet A fuel onboard and was in the water and on fire. NOAA has been requested to provide information pertaining to resources at risk at the crash location.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 32° 31.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 80° 48.55′ West