E-2C Hawkeye makes emergency landing at Naval Station Norfolk

Posted on: 2:24 pm, March 27, 2013, by , updated on: 07:04pm, March 27, 2013

Norfolk, Va. - The Navy is calling it a routine precautionary emergency landing.

An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to (VAW-126), made a precautionary emergency landing at Naval Station Norfolk Chambers Field Wednesday afternoon, says Mike Maus, Navy Public Affairs Specialist.

It happened at 1:15 p.m. The landing was made due to smoke inside the right engine. Crew members were able to make a safe landing, Maus tells NewsChannel 3.

None of the four crew members on board were injured.