Aviation Photo #2177091 McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle - USA - Air Force

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Ouch! With sparks flying from the arrestor hook this Eagle makes a successful emergency landing on RWY24. Callsign "Sniper 12" this aircraft belongs to the 494thFS/48thFW based at RAF Lakenheath...
England, United Kingdom
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    USA - Air Force
    McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle
    McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
    McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
    McDonnell Douglas
    1249/E207
    92-0364
    LN
    Lakenheath
    England
    United Kingdom
    October 16, 2012
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Comments (2)

Anonymous
4 years ago
By the color of the sparks I'd say the hook is made of titanium. What if the plane had a fuel leak from battle damage?
Anonymous
1 year ago
What good do F-15's do based in England?

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