Super Hornet (A44-223) Ejection 8/12/2020

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Dear Department of Defence,

I am requesting information and media on the ejection/aborted take-off of the RAAF Super Hornet (A44-223) which occurred on the 8th of December 2020.

An un/declassified report/documents on the investigation, timeline, cause, and outcome would be satisfactory. In addition to any videos/pictures of the ejection/aborted take off.

Yours faithfully,

Brayden Pearce

FOI, Department of Defence

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Enterprise Reform Branch | Governance and Reform Division | Department of
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Dear Mr Pearce

 

I refer to your correspondence of 14 February 2021 seeking access under
the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) to documents held by the
Department of Defence (Defence). This email is to advise you that your
request has been received and allocated to a Case Manager.

 

The scope of your request is:

 

I am requesting information and media on the ejection/aborted take-off of
the RAAF Super Hornet (A44-223) which occurred on the 8th of December
2020.

An un/declassified report/documents on the investigation, timeline, cause,
and outcome would be satisfactory. In addition to any videos/pictures of
the ejection/aborted take off.

 

Please note that Defence does not release information that is considered
‘personal information’ of individuals other than the applicant; this
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March 2021.

 

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relating to your request, please do not hesitate to contact me via email
to [1][email address].

 

Regards

 

Rose

FOI Case Management

Department of Defence

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Dear Rose/FOI Case Management,

Referring to your correspondence on 16 February 2021.

Clarifying in advance. I am NOT requesting information that is considered ‘personal information’ of individuals.

Yours sincerely,

Brayden Pearce