Narrative:Crashed into sea about five miles from runway 11 after both engines lost power. Fuel contamination with water suspected.
|Date:||Friday 16 November 1973|
Grumman C-2A Greyhound
|Operator:||United States Navy|
|C/n / msn:|| 4|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 10 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||8 km (5 mls) ESE off Chania-Soúda Airport (CHQ) ( Greece)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Chania-Soúda Airport (CHQ/LGSA), Greece|
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.