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US Navy Radar Plane Overshoots Carrier Landing

Old 1st Sep 2016, 17:56
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US Navy Radar Plane Overshoots Carrier Landing

Plane overshoots naval carrier landing - BBC News


Apparently the arrester cable snapped.
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Happened in March, according to the date on the video. Slow news day ?
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It's been under discussion for some time in the Mil forum.
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slow news day at the Beeb

they ran the "Aurora alarm caused by lawnmower" story the other day about a week after it happned and was covered in the press.....................
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BBC News has only 5000 staff. With such a meagre number, the odd blooper will slip through.
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The crew recently received commendations for saving the aircraft.
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Originally Posted by Old Boeing Driver
The crew recently received commendations for saving the aircraft.
Yep, they even gave a medal to the NFO :

Three Navy pilots awarded for quick reaction that saved Hawkeye in March aircraft carrier mishap | Local Military | pilotonline.com

Here's the accident report:

https://news.usni.org/wp-content/upl...D-JAGMAN_1.pdf
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