Here are the names, ranks and home of record of the 24 members of the crew of the EP-3E Aries II electronic surveillance plane that landed in China after colliding with a Chinese fighter jet.
The crew are members of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron One, based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, Wash.
|Ensign Richard Bensing||Brandon, Fla.|| Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Steven Blocher||Charlotte, N.C.|| Cryptologic Technician Seaman Bradford Borland||not listed|| Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class David Cecka|| Leavenworth, Wash.|| Lt. (j.g.) John Comerford||Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.|| Cryptologic Technician Operator 1st Class Shawn Coursen|| Valdosta, Ga.|| Cryptologic Technician Collection Seaman Jeremy Crandall|| Poplar Grove, Ill.|| Cryptologic Technician Interpretive 1st Class Josef Edmunds|| Davis, Calif.|| Cryptologic Technician Interpretive 2nd Class Brandon Funk|| Showlow, Ariz.|| Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Scott Guidry|| Satellite Beach, Fla.|| Cryptologic Technician 2nd Class Jason Hanser|| Billings, Mont.|| Lt. Patrick Honeck|| La Mesa, Calif.|| Lt. (j.g.) Regina Kauffman|| Warminster, Pa.|| Aviation Machinist's Mate Senior Chief Nicholas Mellos|| Ypsilanti, Mich.|| Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Ramon Mercado|| Moreno Valley, Calif.|| Lt. Shane Osborn|| Norfolk, Neb.|| Lt. (j.g.) Richard Payne|| Cryptologic Technician 2nd Class Kenneth Richter|| Staten Island, N.Y.|| Lt. Marcia Sonon|| Lenharstville, Pa.|| Lt. (j.g.) Jeffery Vignery|| Goodland, Kan.|| Aviation Machinist 2nd Class Wendy Westbrook||Rock Creek, Ohio|| Cryptologic Technician 3rd Class Rodney Young||Katy, Texas||MARINE CORPS|| Sgt. Richard Pray|| Geneseo, Ill.||AIR FORCE|| Senior Airman Curtis Towne|| Hayward, Calif.|
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