Accident Grumman E-2C Hawkeye 159108,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27783
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Date:Saturday 14 January 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic E2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman E-2C Hawkeye
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 159108
MSN: A015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Supply, NC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:USS John F. Kennedy
Destination airport:NAS Jacksonville, FL
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
This E-2C aircraft crashed near Supply, NC enroute from the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy to NAS Jacksonville, FL. Three of the five crew members were from the E-2C squadron VAW-125 including both pilots and one NFO. The other two crew members were from other squadrons aboard Kennedy based in the Jacksonville area. None of the five survived the crash.


I was an officer in VAW-125 at the time. I was airborne in one of the squadron's other E2-C planes at the time of the crash.

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Oct-2009 09:45 Anon. Updated
26-Jul-2015 10:01 Gecko Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Source]
27-Mar-2019 08:16 jwoll Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2023 05:22 nhofmann54 Updated [[Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]]

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