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Vought F7U-3 Aircraft Carrier Crash Landings

Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation

Silent | c. 1955

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  •  F7U-3 crashes and penetrates safety net 
  •  F7U-3 crashes, caught by safety line 
  •  Pilot ejected after crash due to malfunction 
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This footage documents the Vought F7U-3 Cutlass in a series of unsuccessful aircraft carrier landings. One particularly unnerving landing captures an inadvertant seat ejection in which the pilot, possibly F.C. Turner, likely suffered a back injury.