Mishaps.An F/A-18D Hornet of Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101, MCAS McCune-Albright syndrome (MCAS)
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On 9 May, an E-2C Hawkeye of Carrier Airborne Early Warning The detection of enemy air or surface units by radar or other equipment carried in an airborne vehicle, and the transmitting of a warning to friendly units. Also called AEW. Squadron 116, operating at its home base of NAS (1) See network access server.
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Any of the more powerful accipiters (hawks in the genus Accipiter), primarily short-winged, forest-dwelling bird catchers. Best known is the northern goshawk, which reaches about 2 ft (60 cm) in length with a 4.3-ft (1. of Training Squadron 21, NAS Kingsville, Texas, was damaged when it departed the runway during rollout aboard Patrick AFB, Fla., on 13 May.
The pilot and radar intercept officer of an F-14 Tomcat assigned to Fighter Squadron 101, NAS Oceana, Va., were killed when the plane crashed during a flight demonstration at NAS JRB Willow Grove, Pa., on 18 June.
One person was killed when the landing gear of a Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464 CH-53E Super Stallion The Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion (Sikorsky S-80E), is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the United States military. Sailors commonly refer to the Super Stallion as the "Hurricane Maker" because of the downward thrust the helicopter generates. collapsed during maintenance aboard MCAS New River, N.C., on 21 June.
The pilot of a Marine Attack Squadron 211 AV-8B Harrier II assigned to MCAS Yuma, Ariz., ejected safely following an in-flight fire near Twenty-nine Palms, Calif., on 21 June.
An F-14A Tomcat of Fighter Squadron 211, NAS Oceana, Va., was lost after launching from John C. Stennis (CVN 74) on 23 June. The aircrew were rescued.