It was confirmed information about the incident on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (“Abraham Lincoln”). Earlier it was reported that on Board the American aircraft carrier the ship received damage to several aircraft. Now the information specified.
It is Noted that the collision occurred while the USS Abraham Lincoln off the coast of Iran.
Early warning Aircraft E-2D Hawkeye during landing on the deck of an aircraft carrier touched the screws two F/A-18 Super Hornet. It happened on August 9. But details are given in the American press with reference to the command just now. According to some reports, the plane when landing missed the cable arresting gear.
The wreckage of the screw E-2D Hawkeye flew off in the other two F/A-18 Super Hornet, damaging their hull. In the end, the damage amounting to more than $ 2 million. And “more than 2 million dollars” is just class prejudice. Exactly how much “more” is not specified.
At the moment the Commission, which establishes all the details of what happened with figuring out the degree of fault of the crew of the E-2D Hawkeye. It is added that one of the carrier-based aircraft received substantial damage, is now scheduled to be renovated as well.