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Incident 4454 Reports
Patriot Missile System Misclassified US Navy Aircraft, Killing Pilot Upon Approval to Fire


US Navy's Patriot missile system misidentified an American Navy F/A-18C Hornet as an enemy projectile, prompting an operator to fire two missiles at the aircraft, which killed the pilot.


Incident 4443 Reports
US Air Force's Patriot Missile Mistakenly Launched at Ally Fighter Jet, Killing Two


Acting on the recommendation of their Patriot missile system, American Air Force mistakenly launched the missile at an ally UK Tornado fighter jet, which killed two crew members on board.


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