panchbarnes Posted April 13, 2014 Share Posted April 13, 2014 Did a forum search for this incident and nothing came up. I'm sure there is more to the story than what this article presented, but talk about luck and timing... 2013 F/A-18 crash: Out of fuel, out of time and one chance to land http://www.stripes.com/news/navy/2013-f-a-18-crash-out-of-fuel-out-of-time-and-one-chance-to-land-1.277698 The pilot of the F/A-18 Super Hornet hurriedly flipped switches and pushed levers. The aviator in the backseat leaned forward, straining to see the flight deck floating in the distance. The jet's right engine had locked up, its landing gear had jammed, and the main fuel tank was almost empty. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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