Thursday, April 14, 2011

Another US Navy Hornet catches fire on carrier deck; no injuries

A second US Navy Hornet has caught fire in a fortnight while on board an aircraft carrier. This time, an F/A-18C Hornet made an emergency single-engine landing on the USS Carl Vinson and then caught fire started soon after touchdown. Photos released on the carrier's Facebook page showed F/A-18C AA/311 of VFA-113 Stingers being doused with fire retardant on deck.

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