Growler crew still hospitalized

The crew of a EA-18G that suffered severe injuries during an accident at NAS Whidbey Island on Dec. 16 are still in hospital.

US Navy 090217-N-3610L-243 An EA-18G Growler assigned to the
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Torrey W. Lee [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Cmdr. Jeannie Groeneveld, a Naval Air Forces spokeswoman, said one is in satisfactory condition while the other is improving in intensive care.

Both were about to take off for a training mission when the canopy exploded.

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