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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73708
Last updated: 5 January 2021
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Time:02:00 pm
Type:Silhouette image of generic E2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye 2000NP
Owner/operator:VAW-121 US Navy
Registration: 165508
C/n / msn: A174
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Arabian Sea -   Indian Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:USS Eisenhower
Destination airport:USS Eisenhower
One U.S. crew member was missing and three were rescued after a surveillance plane stationed with the USS Eisenhower crashed in the Arabian sea Wednesday, the U.S. navy said.
The E-2C Hawkeye craft from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 121 crashed at approximately 2 p.m. local time.
It was returning to its ship after conducting operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom when it experienced mechanical malfunctions and the crew performed a controlled bailout, the U.S. Navy said in a statement.

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Revision history:

31-Mar-2010 07:01 gerard57 Added
31-Mar-2010 21:02 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
01-Apr-2010 21:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
07-Apr-2010 11:04 FISHER01 Updated [Registration]
07-Apr-2010 21:15 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Operator, Source]
09-Apr-2010 07:59 Dmitriy Updated [Total fatalities]
10-Feb-2020 12:22 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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