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That Time a Navy Hornet Shot Down a Navy Hawkeye
On July 8th 1991, a US Navy Grumman E-2C Hawkeye early warning and control aircraft was shot down by a US Navy McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet approximately 40 miles southeast of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The Hornet utilized its M61A1 20 millimeter Vulcan cannon to splash the Hawkeye. There were no casualties. This […] More