Cable snaps on USS Eisenhower during landing

Cable snaps on USS Eisenhower during landing

Eight sailors were injured aboard the USS Eisenhower when an arresting cable snapped during an E-2C Hawkeye’s landing in March 2016.

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19 Responses

  1. Belal Al-Husein says:

    he is a professional pilot

  2. Jean D says:

    damn I wanted to see some guys get sliced in half by the wires like in the
    movies :(

  3. pontiacgirl73 says:

    HELL OF A SAVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Mark Bush says:

    Squeaky Bum Time

  5. Fake Grapefruit says:

    0:29 What a lucky cunt, the cable is literally a few feet from slicing him
    in fucking two.

  6. The True Gamerz Dynamite says:

    There is multiple cables why didn’t it catch the second cable?

  7. KIDTAKO says:

    Shitting pants in 3… 2… 1

  8. Patrick Woodley says:

    😲

  9. Different3 says:

    Clap Clap Clap bravo.

  10. jimmymustardface says:

    I used to tune to the frequencies during f-4 maneuvers, watching them
    rolling, climbing, pulling 5 g turns. All the while, talking as mundanely
    as if in their easy chair. They simply don’t rattle. Any trace of panic,
    replaced with procedure. I have to say tho, considering the technology
    available, I’d have expected worlds better video aboard our first nimitz
    class carrier.

  11. Allen Lin says:

    Like a boss

  12. Chris Nowicki says:

    I was waiting with baited breath for the huge splash of water that was to
    come from the plane hitting the water. then lo and behold you see the plane
    rising up above the flightdeck! I bet that pilots balls where in his mouth,
    wow! that was some flying. thank God he kept the plane at full throttle
    like he was trained to do, or this could have turned into something very
    tragic. Hopefully nobody on the flightdeck for hurt when that arresting
    cable snapped and went flying back along the landing area! To bad there
    wasn’t any audio to go along with the video so we could here the reaction
    of the planes crew and the flight deck air boss!

  13. King Denominator says:

    Anybody notice the 69 in the top right corner ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡° )

  14. Madcat221 says:

    Props to that pilot’s skill. Turboprops, even.

  15. Ricardo Martinez says:

    What’s the name of the aircraft?

  16. Immy Benjamin says:

    for something that happened on march 18, 2016 to look like this, they know
    they need to update the cameras

  17. Reeve Glisson says:

    That was the longest 4-5 seconds waiting to see if the plane was coming
    back up or not

  18. Maps says:

    that was awesome but I do hope that nobody got seriously injured

  19. Tyson G says:

    man the type of war planes they had back then