CCTV Newly Released Footage of the E-2 cable snap while landing on the USS Eisenhower

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  1. dawg

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    Oh snap!!!!

    My brother used to build the wing boxes for those
     
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    Exactly the reason why you go to full-throttle after the catch.

    Great save!
     
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    Phew! close call
     
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    The Indiana Jones Theme played in my head when the plane re-emerged! :yay:
     
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    Whoa that must have scary as hell! Was anyone on the carrier injured by the snapping cable?
     
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    That pilot absolutely perfect on the approach and recovery......
    I kept waiting for the water to come up over the edge of
    angle deck.........Good show!!!!!!
     
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    The pilot is what you call a trained professional, don't try this at home kids.
     
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    Cable snap. I got this. :coffee:
     
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    Arresting cables and winch cables are no joke they have cut people in half
     
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    Plane was coming in too fast
     
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    The whole idea of landing on an aircraft carrier is fucked up.
     
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    That's just a myth. Many have been killed it's true, but there's never been a substantiated report of a Sailor being "cut in half" by an arresting cable.

    ;)
     
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    My FIL if you looked at him now you would not in a million years guess he flew fighter jets and did this stuff in his youth. Seen pics of him on carriers ripped to shreds 6 pack and all.
    Pretty cool stuff he got to do. Never went into combat, but they flew around all the time practicing just in case ( on and off these carriers)
     
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    this reminds me of when howard cut soupy sales piano wires
     
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    I refuse to watch black and white.

    2016 and no color video camera?
     
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    No he wasn't.....And as soon as the wheels touch the deck they slam all throttles forward just in case the miss the cable,
    Or it breaks......
     
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    And in standard def.
    This is the most technologically advanced Navy in the world?
     
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    :facepalm: