Date & Time: Mar 31, 2010 at 1400 LT
Type of aircraft:
Grumman E-2C Hawkeye
Operator:
Registration:
165508
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
USS Eisenhower-USS Eisenhower
MSN:
A174
Country:
World
Region:
World
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
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.