On 19 march 2016, a US Navy E-2C tried to land on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) aircraft carrier but due to technical failure on the arresting gear, the Grumman E-2 Hawkeye failed to stop and rushed to the sea. Fortunately the crew of the E-2C were well trained and managed to recover the plane. The crew was slightly injured.
This video feature the crew of this E-2C being awarded with the Armed Forces’ Air Medal aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Other part of the video shown mix of video featuring the Grumman E-2 Hawkeye, McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet aboard several aircraft carrier.
Videos Credit: Michael Gendron, US Navy, Aaron Chase, William Cousins, Joshua Haiar, Waiyan Tin ,Derivative Work by Daily Military Defense & Archive
Thumbnail Credit: Brian Stephens , Derivative Work by Daily Military Defense & Archive
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