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2008 San Diego F/A-18 crash

The San Diego F/A-18 crash was the crash of a United States Marine Corps (USMC) F/A-18 Hornet in a residential area of San Diego, California on December 8, 2008. [1]

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Air traffic control

Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace.

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Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Arresting gear

Arresting gear, or arrestor gear, describes mechanical systems used to rapidly decelerate an aircraft as it lands.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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California

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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CNN

The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.

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Commandant of the Marine Corps

The Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) is normally the highest-ranking officer in the United States Marine Corps and is a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Copley Press

Copley Press was a privately held newspaper business, founded in Illinois, but later based in La Jolla, California.

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Damyang County

Damyang County (Damyang-gun) is a county in Jeollanam-do, South Korea.

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Dow Jones & Company

Dow Jones & Company is an American publishing and financial information firm that has been owned by News Corp since 2007.

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Ejection seat

In aircraft, an ejection seat (or ejector seat) is a system designed to rescue the pilot or other crew of an aircraft (usually military) in an emergency.

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Electric generator

In electricity generation, a generator is a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy for use in an external circuit.

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Fox News Channel

Fox News Channel (FNC), also known as Fox News, is an American basic cable and satellite news television channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. As of February 2015, approximately 94,700,000 American households (81.4% of cable, satellite & telco customers) receive the Fox News Channel. The channel broadcasts primarily from studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The channel was created by Australian-American media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who hired former Republican Party media consultant and NBC executive Roger Ailes as its founding CEO. It launched on October 7, 1996, to 17 million cable subscribers. It grew during the late 1990s and 2000s to become the dominant cable news network in the United States. Fox News Channel has been accused of biased reporting and promoting the Republican Party. Fox News Channel employees have responded that news reporting and political commentary operate independently, and have denied bias in news reporting.

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Fuel dumping

Fuel dumping (or a fuel jettison) is a procedure used by aircraft in certain emergency situations before a return to the airport shortly after takeoff, or before landing short of its intended destination (emergency landing) to reduce the aircraft's weight.

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George J. Trautman, III

Lieutenant General George J. Trautman III (USMC) served as the Deputy Commandant for Aviation of the United States Marine Corps from 2007 to 2011.

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Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Texas, United States, headquartered in the Houston Chronicle Building at 801 Texas Avenue, Houston.

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Ian Allan Publishing

Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialises in transport magazines and books.

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Incheon International Airport

Incheon International Airport (IIA) (인천국제공항, sometimes referred to as Seoul-Incheon International Airport) is the largest airport in South Korea, the primary airport serving the Seoul Capital Area, and one of the largest and busiest airports in the world.

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Interstate 805

Interstate 805 (I-805) is a major north–south Interstate Highway in Southern California.

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KGTV

KGTV, channel 10, is an ABC-affiliated television station located in San Diego, California, United States.

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Lieutenant general (United States)

In the United States Army, the United States Air Force and the United States Marine Corps, lieutenant general (abbreviated LTG in the Army, Lt Gen in the Air Force, and LtGen in the Marine Corps) is a three-star general officer rank, with the pay grade of O-9.

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List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (2000–09)

This is a list of notable accidents and incidents involving military aircraft grouped by the year in which the accident or incident occurred.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.

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Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS Miramar), formerly Naval Auxiliary Air Station (NAAS) Miramar and Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar is a United States Marine Corps installation that is home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, which is the aviation element of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.

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Marine Corps Times

Marine Corps Times (ISSN 1522-0869) is a weekly newspaper serving active, reserve and retired United States Marine Corps personnel and their families, providing news, information and analysis as well as community and lifestyle features, educational supplements, and resource guides.

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McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine supersonic, all-weather carrier-capable multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (F/A designation for Fighter/Attack).

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Military History Monthly

Military History Monthly is a monthly military history magazine, published by Current Publishing.

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Naval Air Station Fallon

Naval Air Station Fallon or NAS Fallon is the United States Navy's premier air-to-air and air-to-ground training facility.

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Naval Air Station North Island

Naval Air Station North Island or NAS North Island is located at the north end of the Coronado peninsula on San Diego Bay and is the home port of several aircraft carriers of the United States Navy.

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Probation

Probation in criminal law is a period of supervision over an offender, ordered by a court instead of serving time in prison.

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Republic of Korea Army

The Republic of Korea Army (ROKA; 대한민국 육군; Hanja: 大韓民國 陸軍; Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Yuk-gun), also known as the ROK Army, is the army of South Korea, responsible for ground-based warfare.

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San Diego

San Diego is a major city in California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico.

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San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-Tribune is a daily newspaper published in San Diego, California.

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Sightline Media Group

Sightline Media Group, formerly Gannett Government Media, is a United States company which publishes newspapers, magazines, Web sites, and other publications about the U.S. and other militaries.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (lit. The Republic of Great Han; ROK), and commonly referred to as Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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Stars and Stripes (newspaper)

Stars and Stripes is an American newspaper that reports on matters affecting the members of the United States Armed Forces.

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The Korea Times

The Korea Times is the oldest of three English-language newspapers published daily in South Korea.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Tribune Media

The Tribune Media Company, also known as Tribune Media and formerly known as the Tribune Company, is an American multimedia corporation that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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United States Forces Korea

United States Forces Korea (USFK) is a sub-unified command of United States Pacific Command (USPACOM).

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.

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United States Marine Corps Aviation

United States Marine Corps Aviation is the air component of the United States Marine Corps.

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United States military aircraft serials

In the United States, all military aircraft display a serial number to identify individual aircraft.

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United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program

The United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program (SFTI program), more popularly known as Topgun or TOPGUN, teaches fighter and strike tactics and techniques to selected Naval Aviators and Naval Flight Officers, who return to their operating units as surrogate instructors.

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University City High School (San Diego)

University City High School (UCHS) comprehensive is a four-year public high school located in the University City section of San Diego, California.

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University City, San Diego

University City (UC) is a community in San Diego, California, located in the northwestern portion of the city next to the University of California, San Diego.

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USA Today

USA Today is a national American daily middle-market newspaper published by the Gannett Company.

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VMFAT-101

Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 (VMFAT-101) is a United States Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet training squadron.

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Walter L. Sharp

Walter L. "Skip" Sharp (born September 27, 1952), is a retired United States Army four-star general, who last served as the Commander, United Nations Command, Commander, ROK-US Combined Forces Command and Commander, U.S. Forces Korea from June 3, 2008 to July 14, 2011.

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Yochi Dreazen

Yochi J. Dreazen (born c. 1976) is an American journalist whose area of expertise is military affairs and national security.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_San_Diego_F/A-18_crash

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