Accident Grumman C-2A Greyhound 155122, Saturday 29 January 1972
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Date:Saturday 29 January 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic C2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman C-2A Greyhound
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 155122
MSN: 17
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Mediterranean Sea -   Mediterranean Sea
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Napoli-Capodichino Airport (NAP/LIRN)
Destination airport:USS Independence
Crashed into sea while attempting to land on carrier USS Independence. The aircraft sank six minutes after impact with the two pilots trapped in the cockpit.


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