Navy plane crash left one dead, two hospitalized

Chincoteague, Virginia – A Navy plane went down in the area of Wallops Island and Chincoteague, Virginia, on Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring two others.
At around 7:30 p.m., a Navy E-2D Hawkeye assigned to an East Coast Airborne Command and Control Squadron went down.
Fortunately, two members of the crew were rescued by search and rescue teams from the United States Coast Guard, and they are now receiving hospital treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.
For privacy reasons, the identities of the hospitalized crewmembers will not be revealed publicly.
This incident is still under investigation.

Marco Harmon

I was born and raised in Roanoke, VA. I studied Communications Studies at Roanoke College, and I’ve been part of the news industry ever since. Visiting my favorite downtown Roanoke bars and restaurants with my friends is how I spend most of my free time when I'm not at the desk.

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