F111 crash landing!

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  1. Wildcat

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    The F111 of the RAAF have been grounded after this incident today. Check out the video!Yahoo!7 News
     
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    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    Great video.

    Glad to see the crew get out with no harm.
     
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    Amazing! For what it was, that was a damn fine landing. My hat goes off to the crew. :salute:
     
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    Yeah not bad for a 22 year old rookie.
     
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    Good old tailhook landing, I've seen a couple of Tornados do that before. Well done to the pilots.
     
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    Yes great job of flying.
     
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    bet you that arrestor cable was worked over thats a big airplane yanking on that cable
     
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    Is it the first time anyone has belly landed an F-111?

    Apparently the first time the RAAF has anyway.
     
  9. Wildcat

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    Hear are some great pics of the event
    source unknown.
     

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    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Those are good pics Wildcat! A good belly landing there...
     
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    an approach end engagement I didn't realize the RAAF was still flying the Caribou a great aircraft
     
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