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.