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Vought F7U Cutlass: Crash on USS Hancock

3 sailors narrowly escape being burned alive at 2:20 mark. Others weren't so lucky.

July 14, 1955, pilot LCDR Jay Alkire of the VF-124 Stingrays is killed, along with two Navy boatswains and a photographer’s mate, when an F7U-3 lands short.

Archival footage from San Diego Air and Space Museum. No sound.

Added: Jul-28-2013 Occurred On: Jul-28-2013
By: plokiju
Weapons, History
Tags: Vought, F7U, Cutlass, Carrier, Crash, on, USS, Hancock
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