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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165261
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman C-2A Greyhound
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Cubi Point NAS -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Departure airport:USS Kitty Hawk
Destination airport:Cubi Point NAS
Failure in the engine gearbox and propeller assembly which resulted in the loss of the entire port propeller assembly and substantial portion of the gearbox and surrounding nacelle. The propeller, when it separated from the aircraft, penetrated the pressure bulkhead in the side and as the aircraft was at over 20,000 feet resulted in decompression. Despite the loss of pressurization and power, pilot Lt Cdr Peter Monroe Kennedy and his crew were able to perform a series of functions to secure and a safe landing at Cubi Point. Identity of the aircraft was reported as 155121, but this is not confirmed.



Revision history:

07-Apr-2014 17:46 harro Added
30-Jan-2018 21:09 traveler47 Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2018 09:58 c2greyhound Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
04-Jun-2021 13:54 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location]
04-Jun-2021 19:31 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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