Navy Plane Crashed on Chincoteague Island, VA
Chincoteague, VA, USA | 2022-Mar-31
Initial Notification: At 8:00 am on 31 March 2022, USCG Sector Virginia notified the NOAA SSC that a NAVY Hawkeye plane crashed just north of Chincoteague Island in a marsh at approximately 7:30 pm on Wednesday 30 March. One crew member died, and two were rescued. The aircraft had 1,650 gals of JP-5 on board at the time of the incident. Navy and Sector Virginia response teams enroute. Sector Virginia requested resources at risk and trajectory.
|Products of concern:||Oil|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||800,000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||37° 58.72′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||75° 19.16′ West|