For the second time in less than a month, an F/A-18C Hornet suffered an engine fire aboard an aircraft carrier. On April 11, the pilot of the Hornet shown bursting into flames brought the plane aboard the USS Carl Vinson after an engine caught fire following a touch and go landing. He shut that engine down and brought the plane home with the working engine and, well, you see what happened upon landing. No word yet on the cause of the fire. We’re glad that no one was injured in this incident. Well done to the firefighting team.
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