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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240753
Last updated: 19 November 2020
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Date:31-AUG-2020
Time:15:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic E2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye
Owner/operator:VAW-120 US Navy
Registration: 166503
C/n / msn: 622
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Wallops Island, Virginia -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The US Navy surveillance aircraft crashed during a training flight. The four crew bailed out safely. The aircraft crashed on land.

Sources:

https://news.usni.org/2020/08/31/e-2c-hawkeye-crashes-near-wallops-island-crew-recovered-safely
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/navy-crew-jumped-surveillance-plane-crashed/story?id=72735082

https://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001526707.html
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9337933
https://www.airliners.net/photo/USA-Navy/Grumman-E-2C-Hawkeye-2000-G-123/1793552

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Sep-2020 05:43 gerard57 Added
01-Sep-2020 06:37 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport]
01-Sep-2020 07:14 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Sep-2020 07:15 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Embed code]
01-Sep-2020 07:16 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
06-Sep-2020 07:14 sinfu2a Updated [Registration, Source]
11-Sep-2020 17:07 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
19-Nov-2020 10:14 Sycak Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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