Second AIM-120 Investigation Concluded

Second AIM-120 Investigation Concluded 25 February, 2019


The second investigation of the accidental AIM-120 AMRAAM launch at last August was also concluded. The second investigation reports are the same as the first.


On 7 August 2018, an AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missile was launched from Spanish Air Force F/A-18 Hornet in Estonian airspace. First, the internal investigation of Spain was completed and the decision was made that the launch was a pilot error. Then the results of the research carried out by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications were published on February 21st. The result of Estonia was the same as Spain. In the investigation report, it is stated that the pilot was violated the safety regulations and the missile was fired. The no one injured or killed by incident.

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