Crash of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye in the Atlantic Ocean: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jul 31, 1992
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
162617
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
USS John Fitzgerald Kennedy - USS John Fitzgerald Kennedy
MSN:
A100
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The crew was engaged in a training flight on behalf of the VAW-126 contingent of USS John Fitzgerald Kennedy. In unknown circumstances, the aircraft crashed in the sea about 4 miles away from the ship, some 75 miles north from Puerto Rico. All five crew members were killed.
Crew:
Lt Cdr Alan M. McLachlen,
Lt Michael F. Horowitz,
Lt Tristram E. Farmer,
Ltjg Thomas D. Plautz,
Ltjg Richard Siter Jr.

Crash of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye on USS Midway: 2 killed

Date & Time: Aug 17, 1985
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
161094
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
USS Midway - USS Midway
MSN:
A058
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a training flight on USS Midway. In unclear circumstances, the aircraft was trying to land but missed the rope and crashed into the sea. Two crew members were killed while three others were rescued.

Crash of a Grumman E-2B Hawkeye in Wilkes-Barre: 1 killed

Date & Time: Nov 13, 1979
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
150537
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
A017
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
En route, the crew encountered an unexpected situation. One pilot was able to bail out while the second was killed. The aircraft dove into the ground and was destroyed.

Crash of a Grumman E-2C Hawkeye in Supply: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jan 14, 1978
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
159108
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
A015
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a flight from USS John Fitzgerald Kennedy to the New River MCAS in Jacksonville, North Carolina. En route, the airplane went out of control and crashed in unknown circumstances in Supply, NC. All five crew members were killed.

Crash of a Grumman E-2A Hawkeye in Elizabeth City

Date & Time: Aug 1, 1974
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
150530
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
A010
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Veered off runway and collided with a building. There were no casualties.

Crash of a Grumman E-2B Hawkeye in Norfolk: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jun 19, 1973 at 0830 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Norfolk - White Plains
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The crew departed Norfolk-Chambers Field on a flight to the Northrop Grumman facilities in White Plains, NY. About two minutes after takeoff from runway 10, while in initial climb, the airplane encountered difficulties, stalled and crashed on a beach located in Ocean View Beach, about 4 miles east of the airport. The aircraft was destroyed and all five crew members were killed.
Crew:
Lt Walter J. MacLeod Jr.,
Lt Randall M. Moore,
Lt Edward W. Cassel,
Lt Arthur T. Dunn,
Ens Howard E. Wagoner.

Crash of a Grumman E-2B Hawkeye in the South China Sea: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jun 11, 1971
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
151719
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
A039
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Disappeared in the South China Sea while on a mission on behalf of the USS Midway (CVA-41) contingent. All five crew members presumed dead.