ASN logo
Last updated: 14 November 2019
Statuts:
Date:mardi 15 décembre 1970
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: 155120
Numéro de série: 15
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 4 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 5 / à bord: 5
Total:victimes: 9 / à bord: 9
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:130 km (81.3 milles) NNE de Da Nang, Vietnam [Gulf of Tonkin] (   Océan Pacifique)
Phase de vol: En montée initiale (ICL)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:USS Ranger
Aéroport de destination:?
Détails:
A C-2A greyhound transport plane was destroyed when it crashed into the sea near aircraft carrier USS Ranger. All four crew members and five passengers were killed.
The airplane had landed on USS Ranger to deliver passengers and supplies. The aircraft carrier was on active duty during the Vietnam War at the time of the accident. The airplane crashed shortly after a catapult takeoff. It pitched up, stalled and crashed into the sea.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson


Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
languages: languages

Share