US NAVY C-2 GREYHOUND CRASHES IN PHILIPPINE SEA

The aircraft crashed into Philippine Sea during its route to deliver 11 people to USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier.

US Navy C-2 aircraft crashes Philippine
U.S. Navy C-2A Greyhound crashes in Philippine Sea

November 22, 2017 - A United States Navy C-2A Greyhound aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa at approximately 2:45 p.m. today.
The names of the crew and passengers are being withheld pending next of kin notification.

Personnel recovery is underway and their condition will be evaluated by USS Ronald Reagan medical staff. According to the latest U.S. Navy updates, eight people were recovered and transferred to the carrier for medical evaluation, they are in good condition.

The aircraft was en-route to the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), which is currently operating in the Philippine Sea.

USS Ronald Reagan is conducting search and rescue operations. The cause of the crash is not known at this time.

Source: U.S. Navy


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