The fire broke out on October 18. The flames, which after some time managed to extinguish the team, caused damage not only to the aircraft Grumman E-2 Hawkeye, but also to the aircraft carrier itself. Damage is assessed.
Noteworthy information can be considered that it was at the time of the start of the fire that the Japanese delegation headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived at the American aircraft carrier.
For your information:
Deck radar detection aircraft Grumman E-2 Hawkeye in addition to the United States operated by Japan, France, Singapore, Mexico, Israel and other countries. Production of these aircraft began in the 60-ies.
Characteristics of the aircraft:
crew - 5 man
length - 17,54 m,
empty mass - about 17,2 tons,
maximum take-off weight - 23,6 tons,
maximum speed - 598 km / h,
distillation range - to 2,6 thousand. Km,
patrol duration - no more than 4 hours with a combat range of up to 320 km,
practical ceiling - about 9,4 th. m.