Crash of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye in Wallops Island

Date & Time: Aug 31, 2020 at 1550 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
166503
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Norfolk-Chambers Field - Norfolk-Chambers Field
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft, assigned to Airborne Command & Control Squadron (VAW) 120 Fleet Replacement Squadron, departed Norfolk-Chambers Field NAS on a training flight. In the afternoon, the crew encountered an unexpected situation, abandoned the aircraft and bailed out. Out of control, the aircraft entered a dive and crashed in a field located near Wallops Island. All four occupants parachuted to safety while the aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire.

Crash of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye in Indian Ocean: 1 killed

Date & Time: Mar 31, 2010 at 1400 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
165508
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
USS Eisenhower-USS Eisenhower
MSN:
A174
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

The aircraft was engaged in a patrol flight from USS Eisenhower cruising in the Oman Sea. In flight, while returning to the ship, crew encountered technical problem and abandonned the aircraft. Three crew were rescued while the fourth was not found.

Crash of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye at Chambers Field NAS

Date & Time: Mar 19, 2009
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
165818
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
A189
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown at Norfolk-Chambers Field NAS, a tyre burst. The crew lost control of the airplane that veered off runway and collided with an arrestor gear engine. There were no casualties.
Probable cause:
Loss of control upon landing after a tyre burst.

Crash of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye in Atlantic Ocean: 3 killed

Date & Time: Aug 15, 2007 at 2300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
163697
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
A137
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The Hawkeye was based on the USS Harry S. Truman cruising in Atlantic Ocean. Shortly after take off, the aircraft crashed into the sea, 240 km off Virginia. All three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye at Point Mugu NAS

Date & Time: May 9, 2000
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
164354
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
A147
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Belly landed at Point Mugu NAS, maybe following a bird strike. There were no casualties.

Crash of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye in the Ionian Sea: 5 killed

Date & Time: Mar 25, 1993
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
161549
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
A082
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances in the Ionian Sea while completing a night maritime patrol flight. All five crew members were killed.