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F-111 Belly Landing at RAAF Amberley
« on: August 16, 2006, 01:38:35 PM »
Some more images of the F-111 Belly Landing at RAAF Amberley









I first posted this on Militaryimages.net


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Re: F-111 Belly Landing at RAAF Amberley
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2006, 02:20:38 PM »
Any more info about accident?

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Re: F-111 Belly Landing at RAAF Amberley
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2006, 02:38:30 PM »
A rookie pilot and a navigator who landed their stricken F-111 on its belly after losing a wheel on takeoff say the emergency has boosted their confidence in the ageing strike fighters. The pilot, who only left training 2 weeks before, Flying Officer Peter Komar, 29, and navigator Flight Lieutenant Luke Warner, 32, made the dramatic emergency landing at the RAAF Amberley Base west of Brisbane, ending a tense, three hour midair emergency. As the disabled jet came down, a hook picked up a cable that helped bring it to a halt, creating a plume of sparks as it slid on its belly along the tarmac....

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Re: F-111 Belly Landing at RAAF Amberley
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2006, 09:10:51 AM »
Thank for info. I have seen some images of RAAF F-111 on airshow- they prefer fuel flame ejection during the display :)