U.S. Navy Sees Steady Increase In Aviation Mishaps

Sailors practice moving an E/A-18 Growler. Almost 40% of incidents involving aircraft aboard ships occur when the aircraft is moving on the deck or in the hangar.
Credit: U.S. Navy
SPARKS, Nevada—The U.S. Navy is reporting an increase in aircraft incidents in all categories, with the bulk of those on board ships not related to flight but instead in moving aircraft and equipment around. The concerning trend has seen the Navy report 15 Class A mishaps—defined as costing more...

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