Narrative:The first C-2 prototype (modified E-2A Hawkeye) ditched into Long Island Sound while on a test flight. The crew died of exposure.
|Date:||29 APR 1965|
|Type:||Grumman C-2A Greyhound|
|Operator:||United States Navy|
|C/n / msn:|| 01|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Long Island Sound, NY (United States of America)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.