Cancel
More information
fcba: “ A Seafire of the Royal Navy smashes into the deck of a carrier during the Second World War. (Photo) ”
Find this Pin and more on Struggling planes by Henk Uitslag.
What others are saying

Emergency landing fighter Sifayr XV (changed the deck fighter "Spitfire") from 801 Squadron Naval Air Squadron). Perhaps he sits on the aircraft carrier (HMS Implacable) (as indicated by the code N on the keel).

failed landing of an RAF Seafire on the carrier HMS Implacable, date unknown

This Seafire made a spectacular landing on HMS Implacable. The arresting nets have failed, a wheel has separated from the fuselage, and the plane is going into a half somersault.

A Supermarine Seafire LIII is seen tangled among cables upon landing aboard HMS…

fcba: “ A Seafire of the Royal Navy smashes into the deck of a carrier during the Second World War. (Photo) ”

fcba: “ A Seafire of the Royal Navy smashes into the deck of a carrier during the Second World War. (Photo) ”

BIRDSPOTTER

Supermarine Seafire: Operational History — Armoured Aircraft Carriers in World War II

Similar ideas

Cancel
More information
... in spite of its evil deck-landing reputation, Seafire squadrons also proved to be capable of catching an arrester-wire at 40-second intervals. Description from armouredcarriers.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Find this Pin and more on Aircraft by Jon Weber.
What others are saying

Seafire Part Production Models

... in spite of its evil deck-landing reputation, Seafire squadrons also proved to be capable of catching an arrester-wire at 40-second intervals. Description from armouredcarriers.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

... in spite of its evil deck-landing reputation, Seafire squadrons also proved to be capable of catching an arrester-wire at 40-second intervals. Description from armouredcarriers.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Cancel
More information
The crew of a TBF Avenger of Torpedo Squadron (VT) 31 scrambles from the sinking aircraft after the pilot ditched it during flight operations on board the light carrier Cabot (CVL 28) on September 6, 1943, sixty-nine years ago today.
Find this Pin and more on WWII Aircraft and nose art by john pack.
What others are saying

The crew of a TBF Avenger of Torpedo Squadron (VT) 31 scrambles from the sinking aircraft after the pilot ditched it during flight operations on board the light carrier Cabot (CVL 28) on September 6, 1943, sixty-nine years ago today.

The crew of a TBF Avenger of Torpedo Squadron (VT) 31 scrambles from the sinking aircraft after the pilot ditched it during flight operations on board the light carrier Cabot (CVL 28) on September 6, 1943, sixty-nine years ago today.
Cancel
More information
Supermarine Seafire: Operational History — Armoured Aircraft Carriers in World…
Find this Pin and more on Lotniskowce by savoia84 Mirosław.
What others are saying

Supermarine Seafire: Operational History — Armoured Aircraft Carriers in World…

Supermarine Seafire: Operational History — Armoured Aircraft Carriers in World…
Cancel
More information
PACIFIC WAR - EMERGENCY LANDING ON AIRCRAFT CARRIER...guy in white is the Hotsuitman....pulls pilot out, puts out fire, etc; I did that on my ship.
Find this Pin and more on WWII Wrecks by James Sanguinetti.
What others are saying

An emergency landing on an aircraft carrier. The man in white is the Hot suit-man.pulls pilot out, puts out fire, etc.

PACIFIC WAR - EMERGENCY LANDING ON AIRCRAFT CARRIER...guy in white is the Hotsuitman....pulls pilot out, puts out fire, etc; I did that on my ship.

PACIFIC WAR - EMERGENCY LANDING ON AIRCRAFT CARRIER...guy in white is the Hotsuitman....pulls pilot out, puts out fire, etc; I did that on my ship.
Cancel
More information
Wounded pilot sits in the cockpit after landing in his flaming plane on the deck of a carrier.
Find this Pin and more on Hero Machine by Chuck Force.
What others are saying

Wounded pilot sits in the cockpit after landing in his flaming plane on the deck of a carrier.

Wounded pilot sits in the cockpit after landing in his flaming plane on the deck of a carrier.
Cancel
More information
07 Apr 45: "Sonderkommando Elbe" sends 180 German Bf-109s to attack Allied bombers with the intent of ramming into them, aiming for either the tail, engines or cockpit, bailing out either before or after collision. While only 15 Allied bombers are attacked in this manner, eight are successfully destroyed. Most of the German pilots died, without inflicting the harm to the relentless Allied bombing campaign that had been hoped. #WWII #History
Find this Pin and more on Cool to me by Robert Jones.
What others are saying

07 Apr 45: "Sonderkommando Elbe" sends 180 German Bf-109s to attack Allied bombers with the intent of ramming into them, aiming for either the tail, engines or cockpit, bailing out either before or after collision. While only 15 Allied bombers are attacked in this manner, eight are successfully destroyed. Most of the German pilots died, without inflicting the harm to the relentless Allied bombing campaign that had been hoped. #WWII #History

07 Apr 45: "Sonderkommando Elbe" sends 180 German Bf-109s to attack Allied bombers with the intent of ramming into them, aiming for either the tail, engines or cockpit, bailing out either before or after collision. While only 15 Allied bombers are attacked in this manner, eight are successfully destroyed. Most of the German pilots died, without inflicting the harm to the relentless Allied bombing campaign that had been hoped. #WWII #History

Similar Ideas

A Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver after a crash landing on the deck of the USS Shangri-La. Sadly, the rear gunner’s body can be seen to the right of the aircraft.

A Curtiss Helldiver of crumples in flames after a horrific crash-landing on the USS Shangri-La Note that the rear gunner has been thrown clear of the plane by the violence of the.

A B-17 bomber Group 483º 's flying virtually no cabin after its front section exploded by a direct impact of Flak 88 mm, while bomb Budapest, Hungary, on July 14, 1944. This dramatic photo was made by crew members of another Boeing, soon after the explosion, which killed both pilots instantly. The aircraft flew in a straight line for 40 seconds, then turned and went to the floor. Five other crew members managed to jump and became prisoners.

Fortress “Mizpah” took a direct AAA hit in the nose on mission to Budapest, 14 Jul 2 were killed instantly but the pilot held her level long enough for crew to get out & become POW's. The aircraft crashed near Dunavecse, Hungary "Mizpah

A GI is seen waving from the cockpit of a downed German Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighter aircraft, Pocking, Bavaria, Germany, World War II, July 1945

A GI is seen waving from the cockpit of a downed German FockeWulf Fw 190 fighter aircraft Pocking Bavaria Germany World War II July 1945

Ship crew put their weight on damaged Hellcat to keep it from falling into sea; 1944

Ship crew put their weight on damaged Hellcat to keep it from falling into sea; 1944

Curtiss Helldiver crashing.  Doesn't look good for the pilot & crew. R.I.P.

US Navy photo showing a US Navy dive bomber (I am unsure of the type) which has had some type of landing mishap and is going over the side of the ship and most certainly ended up in the ocean. Hopefully the crew was able to get out.

“The pilot of this Chance-Vought Corsair fighter which crashed through the barrier when landing on escaped with only a bruised thumb.” On board HMS Smiter, May during operations against Sakishima in support of the American landing on Okinawa.

After one mission

Heavily damaged Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 441 was originally activated during World War II and fought during the Battle of Okinawa. "The Blackjacks" credited 15 of their 49 kills during the rescue of USS Laffey on 16 April

elisabeth-brown: “*Wilhelm scream in the backround* ”

An unfortunate Hellcat which had it's engine blown off. This catastrophic damage of this type is incredibly rare, indicating the engine was hit by a large calibre shell, probably or above. Somewhere in the Pacific, date unknown.

Caught On Video: Pan American World Airways Flight 6 ditching (1956). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvagZxur7sU

Caught On Video: Pan American World Airways Flight 6 ditching (1956). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvagZxur7sU

WW2 - Landing is the hard part

WW2 - Landing is the hard part

Pinterest
Search

Unlimited free access to the world's best ideas

Sign up to see more

OR

By continuing, you agree to Pinterest's Terms of Service, Privacy Policy
Pinterest helps you find ideas to try.