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U.S. Jet Crashes On Aircraft Carrier

Thu Jan 10, 2002 2:06 pm

Aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, a S-3B Viking refueling plane with two people on board had its landing gear collapse.

Sparks flew as the plane skidded to a halt.

It luckily caight one of the wires on the deck or it would have skidded right off the runway.

Takeoffs and landings were stopped for forty minutes.

No fatalities.
 
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RE: U.S. Jet Crashes On Aircraft Carrier

Thu Jan 10, 2002 3:38 pm

Good news about no fatalities.... I hope everyone aboard CVN 71 is fine.

Sad to hear about all the military crashes lately  Sad
 
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RE: U.S. Jet Crashes On Aircraft Carrier

Thu Jan 10, 2002 11:49 pm

Good to hear that everyone was okay. Just another hazard of carrier aviation. I wonder how much damage was done to the aircraft? Seeing that we need all the tankers we can get.
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