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  • 22 October 2018

    One sailor is missing and two are in critical condition following the crash of a Mexican Navy MI-17 helicopter off the coast of Baja California on October 20. The helicopter was filmed crashing into the sea after the pilot lost control during regular patrol activities. According to the Mexican Navy, the helicopter was carrying 12 crew […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Training & Education

    All three crew members aboard a Navy EA-6B Prowler jet assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., were killed when the aircraft crashed this morning in an unpopulated area approximately 50 miles west of Spokane, Wash. The names of those killed in the crash will not be released […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) crashed at 2:00 p.m. (GMT), yesterday, at sea in the Gulf of Aden as it attempted to land aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).   All 25 persons aboard the helicopter; 17 Marines and eight Navy Sailors, were safely […]

  • 22 December 2014

    A U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26 (HSC 26) crashed at 11:22 a.m. (EST), Dec.21, while on an overland training flight at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. All six personnel aboard the helicopter survived the crash and were transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation. Three of the six crewmembers sustained minor […]

  • 22 March 2018

    An Indian Navy Heron unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed soon after taking off from the naval air base in Porbandar, Gujarat, in the morning hours of March 22, 2018. There has been no injuries or casualties following the incident, the Indian Navy said on Twitter. “The UAV crashed in an open ground in Udyognagar area […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Industry news

    The Navy has determined that the U.S. military pilot whose aircraft crashed Saturday on a training flight for the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Nev., was killed in the mishap. The crash of the F/A-18C aircraft occurred at approximately 3 p.m., PST, Saturday, on the Fallon Range Training […]

  • 13 May 2015

    A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211 crashed at 1:30 p.m. (GMT), yesterday, shortly after launching from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) operating in the Arabian Gulf. The two personnel aboard the strike fighter ejected from the aircraft, survived the crash and were quickly recovered by […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A flight deck crash and salvage team from amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) completed refresher training at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Aug. 24.  During their week at the training center, team members received hands-on training in fighting flight deck fires, proper crash and salvage procedures, and safely lifting and moving damaged […]

  • 19 October 2018

    A helicopter from the French Army 1st Combat helicopter regiment crashed aboard the amphibious assault ship BPC Dixmude during night-time flight operations on October 17. Four sailors were injured, one of them seriously, as the helicopter crashed during takeoff, the French defense ministry said. The helicopter crew escaped unharmed as the crash injured four persons […]

  • 2 October 2017

    The US Navy said on October 1 it was looking into reports of a jet crash in Tennessee as one its training aircraft did not return to base. The service said that a T-45 Goshawk aircraft, carrying a student and an instructor, had not returned to base by the time it received reports of the […]

  • 5 November 2013

    The two aircrew aboard a U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk aircraft that crashed yesterday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. are stable and are being treated at a local hospital. At approximately 10:30 a.m. yesterday, a U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk aircraft crashed at the approach end of a runway at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. The […]

  • 10 April 2015

    Personnel on board the Australian Navy’s HMAS Tobruk have paused from humanitarian relief efforts in Vanuatu to mark the 10th anniversary of the Navy Sea King helicopter crash. The Sea King crashed on the island of Nias, Indonesia, on 2 April 2005 and claimed the lives of nine ADF personnel. The helicopter, callsign “Shark 02″ […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornet aircraft crashed on Tuesday into an open field near Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada. No one was hurt during the incident and surrounding structures were not damaged, initial reports say. According to a Navy statement, the Navy pilot managed to eject safely before the plane crashed at approximately 10:50 a.m. PDT. He […]

  • 2 August 2019

    The US Navy has confirmed that the pilot of the F/A-18E Super Hornet that went down in the early morning hours of July 31 died in the crash. The navy added the aircraft was on a routine training mission and that the cause of the crash is currently under investigation. The Super Hornet from the […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk training jet aircraft crashed on Tuesday, off the east runway of the Naval Air Station Meridian. The station reported that the incident occurred during a training flight and that both student and instructor managed to eject before crashing. After the first responders arrived at the scene the pilots were sent to hospital for […]

  • 13 March 2013

    All three crew members aboard a Navy EA-6B Prowler jet assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., were killed when the aircraft crashed Monday morning in an unpopulated area approximately 50 miles west of Spokane, Wash. It is Department of Defense policy to withhold release of the names […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy ‘Blue Angels’ pilot died from injuries following a plane crash at the Smyrna, Tennessee airport, June 2. The F/A-18 aircraft assigned to the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron crashed during the beginning stages of an afternoon practice at approximately 3:01 pm, CDT. The pilot of the jet was taking off to start the afternoon practice when […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk training jet aircraft crashed during a training flight in Missippi, within a month of another Goshawk crash in Texas.  Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian, Mississippi reported a T-45C Goshawk jet aircraft assigned to Training Air Wing 1 crashed Wednesday at approximately 1:15 p.m. while conducting a training flight. The Navy said the student […]

  • 12 November 2018

    An F/A-18 Hornet flying from US Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) crashed into the Philippine Sea during routine operations on November 12. The F/A-18 from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 experienced a mechanical issue that forced the crew to eject, the US Navy said. The crew was recovered by USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter crashed in the morning of June 14 in the James River in Virginia during a routine training mission. According to the navy, the three crew members aboard were rescued and transported to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Their injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. The helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron […]

  • 22 November 2016

    The recent crash of one of the four new Russian MiG-29K operating from the deck of the Russian Navy’s only aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov is being blamed on multiple events that combined to force a Russian pilot to eject from the fighter jet that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. According to a report from USNI […]

  • 27 January 2020

    Five aircrew were rescued after the US MH-60S helicopter went down in the Philippine Sea on January 25, the US Navy said. The incident occurred approximately 180 kilometers off the east coast of Okinawa Island on Saturday afternoon, the Japanese Ministry of Defense confirmed in a separate statement. At the time of the crash, the […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy confirmed on October 2 that a T-45C Goshawk training jet crashed in East Tennessee on Sunday.  Neither the instructor nor the student survived the incident. The navy is still to determine the exact cause of the accident but the crash follows a T-45C operational pause and comes a month after the navy […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Training & Education

    This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Royal Navy Aircraft Handlers Branch, who was formed to meet a need in 1945 to launch and recover aircraft from the navy’s large carriers. The first Aircraft Handlers (AH) were intrinsically involved with operations at the latter part of World War 2, that saw them fighting in […]

  • 1 August 2019

    A US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet crashed east of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California, in the morning hours of July 31. “Search and rescue personnel are on scene and the status of the pilot is currently unknown,” a Joint Strike Fighter Wing spokesperson said. The single-seat aircraft was flying out of Naval Air […]

  • 16 July 2014

    Sailors assigned to the crash and salvage team practice rigging a damaged aircraft with the crash crane during flight deck drills aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).   Kearsarge is underway conducting sea trials. USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) is the third Wasp-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy. She is […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Search and rescue (SAR) efforts for the remaining two crew members involved in a U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crash were suspended Sept. 23 at approximately 3 p.m. Bahrain time. Navy officials have concluded that given the time elapsed since the incident, aircrew survivability was extremely unlikely. The location of the crash site is known, […]

  • 25 June 2018

    The US Navy has identified the pilot who died in the crash of an A-29 Super Tucano aircraft at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, on June 22. The pilot was identified as Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York. Short died when the A-29 aircraft he was piloting crashed while on a mission over […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (CNAL) released the results of the Judge Advocate General Manual (JAGMAN) investigation in to the crash of an MH-53E Sea Dragon off the coast of Virginia January 8, that resulted in the death of three Sailors.   The MH-53E, assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen (HM-14) and based at […]