T-45C Goshawk Crashes in Lake Worth, Texas, No Fatalities

September 19, 2021 – Today at approximately 11:15 a.m. CDT, a Navy T-45C Goshawk jet trainer aircraft assigned to Training Air Wing 2 at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, crashed in Lake Worth, Texas, approximately two miles northeast of Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth. The two pilots ejected from the aircraft. The instructor pilot is in stable condition; the student…

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Student Naval Aviator Logs 2,000th Trap on USS Gerald R. Ford

April 14, 2020 – A student naval aviator logged a key milestone in Naval Aviation history April 8 when he landed a T-45C Goshawk aboard aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during carrier qualifications (CQ), marking the 2,000th trap for the ship. The first-in-class aircraft carrier employs state-of-the art Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE) unique to Ford:…

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