It has been going around the net for a few days now but I thought, what the heck? It's a Saturday in the Desert and Really Frikkin Hot outside! http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/california-city-ca/93505/weather-forecast/39121_pc
Back to the reason for the post.........That Harrier recovering aboard USS Bataan with out a nose gear down and locked.............
I do believe this still photo shows how the Flight Deck Crew of Bataan improvised a piece of Crash and Salvage equipment to solve a difficult situation.
|USMC Capt. William Mahoney landing an AV-8B Harrier II without a nose gear|