New footage of the E-2 cable snap while landing on the USS Eisenhower in March 2016


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+8 1. sux2bu commented 4 years ago

And that is why planes land on carriers at full throttle ! Otherwise the E2 Hawkeye would have become a submarine.
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+4 2. Wotty1 commented 4 years ago

Now that is one impressive aircraft,
I thought it was in the ocean!
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+3 3. etplayer commented 4 years ago

Now there's a hard pucker moment for those dudes in that plane :o
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-1 4. Glubok commented 4 years ago

Luck level asian.
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0 5. tiggfigg commented 4 years ago

Now what? Do we like get a new cable, boss?
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0 6. torbengb commented 4 years ago

Holy cow, that was a suspenseful few seconds :x

And for those thinking, "how did they not fall into the sea?!", here is your question answered: (Note the remark "most pilots in that situation don't live to tell the tale.";)