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oof! Mustang comes a cropper @ Reno Air Race

oof! Mustang comes a cropper @ Reno Air Race - posted in General Discussion: ouch - I don't know what's worse, the crash or seeing a Mustang written off...pilot was OK though:21/09/2010The pilot in this horror crash yesterday had a miraculous escape after emerging from his smashed plane unharmedUS air racer George Giboney had been flying in high winds in his kit-built Thunder Mustang plane - Rapid Travel - at the Reno Air Races, in Nevada

To the average man or woman, what happens during military service can seem pretty crazy. For a taste of that craziness, check out these memes.

Marine Posts Ridiculous Photo Of His Osprey Crash In Afghanistan

A helicopter assault went wrong. The pilots left. The grunts stayed behind.

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Fascinating video of a B-58 Hustler supersonic bomber’s emergency landing in 1961

An interesting documentary about the story of a B-58 Hustler and its landing after 14 hours in the air. On Sept. 18, 1961 a Convair B-58 Hustler supersonic bomber of the U.S. Air Force SAC (Strateg…

Avenger landing on Auxiliary Carrier USS Card bounced over the arresting cables, crashed the barrier, and stopped in an anti-aircraft gun tub, 9 Dec 1942 off San Diego, CA (US Navy photo) Us Navy Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Aircraft Carrier, Military Aircraft, Fighter Pilot, Fighter Jets, Aviation Accidents, Aircraft Propeller, Aviation World

[Photo] TBF-1 Avenger landing on Auxiliary Carrier USS Card bounced over the arresting cables, crashed the barrier, and stopped in an anti-aircraft gun tub, 9 Dec 1942 off San Diego, California, United States. 2 of 2.

[Photo] TBF-1 Avenger landing on Auxiliary Carrier USS Card bounced over the arresting cables, crashed the barrier, and stopped in an anti-aircraft gun tub, 9 Dec 1942 off San Diego, California, United States. 2 of 2. | World War II Database

A Japanese kamikaze aircraft has just struck the deck of the US aircraft-carrier 'Saratoga' flying to Iwo Jima, and has caused a fire. Ww2 Aircraft, Aircraft Carrier, Military Aircraft, Grumman F6f Hellcat, Aviation Accidents, Iwo Jima, Ww2 Planes, War Photography, Flight Deck

Following an attack from Japanese kamikaze attack, fires grew in the forward hangar deck of USS Saratoga off Iwo Jima, 21 February 1945.

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“USS Essex - Fire erupts from an Corsair fighter after it crashed into the barrier, 8 April Gasoline from the damaged belly tank ignited when it hit the plane’s hot engine. The fire was quickly extinguished by the flight deck fire. Aviation Accidents, F4u Corsair, Ww2 Photos, Ww2 Planes, Fighter Pilot, Flight Deck, One Pilots, Aircraft Carrier, World War Two

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“USS Essex (CV-9) - Fire erupts from an F4U Corsair fighter after it crashed into the barrier, 8 April 1945. Gasoline from the damaged belly tank ignited when it hit the plane’s hot engine. The fire...

 Pilot and B/N ejected safely. Intruder pushed overboard afterwards Air Fighter, Fighter Pilot, Fighter Jets, Us Navy Aircraft, Navy Aircraft Carrier, Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Aviation Accidents, Uss America

VA-85 A-6E Intruder BuNo 155602, AB-513

VA-85 Black Falcons A-6E Intruder BuNo 155602, AB-513, over the deck edge aboard the USS America 15 February 1991. After disengaging the arresting cable the pilot couldn't retract the hook, steer or stop 513 due to AAA hydraulic fluid loss and as 513 neared the end of the deck the pilot and BN ejected. 513 was pushed overboard so the rest of the strike group could recover.

A HUP Retriever pulls Ensign E. Barry from the waters of the Atlantic after he was forced to ditch his AF Guardian immediately after launching from the escort carrier Block Island (CVE on August 1953 The Beatles Greatest Hits, Aviation Humor, Block Island, United States Navy, Navy Ships, Korean War, Aircraft Carrier, Battleship, World War Ii

Recovery of the Ensign E.H. Barry by a Piasecki HUP helicopter, 1953

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Crash of onboard USS Charger (ACV Shown is the position of the plane and damage and rescue of pilot. Photographed March U. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. Navy Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Ww2 Fighter Planes, Aviation Accidents, National Archives, Time Photo, Aircraft Carrier, War Machine, Wwii

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80-G-38882: Crash of F4F-3 onboard USS Charger (ACV 30). Shown is the position of the plane and damage and rescue of pilot. Photographed March 28, 1943. U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/03/08).

Typhoon Cobra (Halsey’s Typhoon), December TBM damaged during the typhoon on board USS Anzio (CVE Personnel salvaging valuable gear. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. Aviation Accidents, Us Navy Ships, Navy Marine, December 17, National Archives, United States Navy, Aircraft Carrier, World War Ii, Marines

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80-G-298055: Typhoon Cobra (Halsey’s Typhoon), December 17, 1944. TBM damaged during the typhoon on board USS Anzio (CVE 27). Personnel salvaging valuable gear. Photographed on December 18, 1944. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/02/02).

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VFA-211 Fighting Checkmates Strike Fighter Squadron US Navy F/A-18F

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VFA-211 Fighting Checkmates Strike Fighter Squadron US Navy F/A-18F

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