A US Navy E-2C early warning aircraft crashed during flight training, with no casualties

On August 31 local time, the U.S. Navy announced that an E-2C “eagle eye” early warning plane crashed in Virginia. Fortunately, no one was injured. In a statement, Navy spokesman Jennifer Craig said the E-2C eagle eye crashed near Wallops Island, northeast of Norfolk, during a training flight on the afternoon of 31 local time, so that two pilots and two crew members could escape successfully. < / P > < p > Klag said that the wrecked E-2C early warning aircraft belonged to the Navy airborne command and Control Squadron VAW 120. VAW 120 is a Fleet Reserve Squadron, whose main task is to train pilots, naval flying officers and naval aircrew. The data show that the US E-2 series early warning aircraft is a shipborne fixed wing early warning aircraft. Since its inception in the early 1960s, the E-2 series has been serving on aircraft carriers of the US Navy, and has been exported to Israel, Japan, Singapore, Egypt, France and other countries.