The best images of the C-2A

Grumman C-2A Greyhound BuNo 162175 ditched into the Pacific ca. 500 nautical miles SE from Okinawa. A total of 11 crew and passengers were headed to the USS Ronald Regan when the plane crashed into the Philippine Sea around 2:45 p.m. Japan Standard Time, ca. 30 minutes before they reached the aircrfat carier. 8 peoples survived and 3 were missing.

 

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162175 aboard the USS George Washington in the Coral Sea Off the Coast of Queensland on 28 Jul 2013. Rodger Kelly Photo

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162175 aboard the USS George Washington in the Coral Sea Off the Coast of Queensland on 28 Jul 2013. Rodger Kelly Photo

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162175 during operation Talisman Sabre 2017 in Australia. Leroy Simpson Photo

 

A U.S. Navy Grumman C-2A Greyhound with Detachment 5, VRC-30, Fleet Logistics Support Squadron, Carrier Air Group 5, out of Atsugi, Japan, taxis for takeoff, July 13, 2017, at RAAF Base Townsville, Queensland. Photo by US Army National Guard Pfc. Alec Dionne

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162153 of the VR-24 in 1986 at Frankfurt Rhein Main Air Base. Boerries Burkhardt Collection.

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162153 of the VRC-40 DET-4 in 1989. Paul Newman, Collection

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162153 of the VRC-40 DET-4 supporting the USS JOHN F KENNEDY at (may RAF Mildenhall, UK) in 1989. Boerries Burkhardt, Collection

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162153 of the VRC-40 DET-4 from carrier USS America depart Verona airport (LIPX) in Italy. Photo by Maurizio Cristofoli - PSC Verona

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162153 after the run off the runway at Cherry Point MCAS, NC (NKT) in 2003. The undercarriage and wings collapsed and a fire ensued. Aircraft was scrapped. Daniel de Pruis Photo.

Grumman C-2A(R) Greyhound BuNo 162160 landing at NAS North Island in October 2000. No squadron info on the aircraft. It could be that the aircraft came ou of SLEP and was tested. Boerries Burkhardt Collection.

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162160 of the VRC-40 DET 2 on the runway. Departing for USS Theodore Roosewelt in 2002. Boerries Burkhardt Collection

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162160 of the VAW-120 flight plan call sign GREYHAWK35 (even when we have the 34 here) at New Haven, Connecticut (KHVN) March 22, 2017.
Photo by Robert C Gerard http://www.willowhillphotography.com

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162160 of the VAW-120 lining up for departure at New Haven, Connecticut (KHVN) March 22, 2017. Photo by Robert C Gerard http://www.willowhillphotography.com

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162160 of the VAW-120 lift off at New Haven, Connecticut (KHVN) March 22, 2017. Photo by Robert C Gerard http://www.willowhillphotography.com

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162151 of the VRC-40 in 1992. Boerries Burkhardt Collection.

 

C-2A(R) BuNo 162151 of the VRC-40 as RAWHIDES 44. Boerries Burkhardt Collection.

C-2A(R) Grumman Greyhound BuNo 162172

VR-24 C-2A (R) BuNo 162172 during an air show. Date and location unknown. Collection of Boerries Burkhardt

 

VR-24 C-2A (R) BuNo 162172 SN 40 maybe at some airport in the United Kingdom 1990. Collection of Boerries Burkhardt

 

C-2A (R) BuNo 162172 waits for their distinguished visitors in 2008 to fly aboard the USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Photo by Lutz Gretschel.

 

C-2A (R) BuNo 162172 aboard the USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN in 2008. Photo by Lutz Gretschel.

 

C-2A BuNo 162172 of the VRC-30 DET 5 at Townsville North Queensland, Australia. Leroy Simpson Photo.