Friday, February 29, 2008

VAW-125 Hawkeye Runs Off Runway

NORFOLK (NNS) -- An E-2C "Hawkeye" assigned to the "Tigertails" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 based at Naval Station Norfolk ran off the runway Feb. 27 at approximately 6 p.m. while landing at Chambers Field, at Naval Station Norfolk.

The aircraft was making a single-engine emergency landing when it landed short of the runway, collapsing the nose gear.

There were no injuries to aircrew or any personnel on the ground.

Damage is currently being assessed and an investigation is pending.