ASN Aircraft accident Grumman C-2A Greyhound 152787 Chania-Soúda Airport (CHQ)
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Date:Friday 16 November 1973
Time:10:48 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman C-2A Greyhound
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 152787
MSN: 4
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) ESE off Chania-Soúda Airport (CHQ) (   Greece)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chania-Soúda Airport (CHQ/LGSA), Greece
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into sea about five miles from runway 11 after both engines lost power. Fuel contamination with water suspected.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Scramble


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