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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Statuts:Préliminaire
Date:mercredi 22 novembre 2017
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic C2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman C-2A Greyhound
Compagnie:United States Navy
Immatriculation: 162175
Numéro de série: 55
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: / à bord:
Passagers:victimes: / à bord:
Total:victimes: 3 / à bord: 11
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:SE off Okinawa (   Océan Pacifique)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:Iwakuni MCAS (IWK/RJOI), Japon
Aéroport de destination:USS Ronald Reagan, Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Détails:
A USN aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the ocean SE of Okinawa at approximately 14:45 LT. The aircraft was en-route to the carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), which is currently operating in the Philippine Sea. Some USN sources say the aircraft was "on approach".
Three people are missing. Eight people were rescued at 15:23 LT in good condition, according to 7th Fleet. Search for the three missing occupants was suspended on November 24.
The wreckage of the aircraft was located on December 29, 2017, by a contracted salvage vessel at a depth of about 5,640m.

Sources:
» Aviation Summaries by Date / Naval Safety Center
» Downed C-2A Greyhound located in Philippine Sea (c7f.navy.mil, 5 Jan. 2018)


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photo of Grumman-C-2A-Greyhound-162175
accident date: 22-11-2017
type: Grumman C-2A Greyhound
registration: 162175
 
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