Wheels Up Landing

Wheels up landing  A8-143  — 18 Jul 2006

taking the hook
Successful wheels up landing of F-111C at Royal Australian Air Force base Amberley. Pilot, Flying Officer Peter Komar Navigator, Flight Lieutenant Luke Warner The aircraft lost one main wheel during take off and it was decided the safest method to land was with the complete undercarriage retracted. The arrestor hook system was successfully employed to stop the aircraft.
Royal Australian Air Force F-111 A8-143, carries out a successful wheels up landing at Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley, Queensland Australia, 18 July 2006
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Successful wheels up landing of F-111C at Royal Australian Air Force base Amberley. Pilot, Flying Officer Peter Komar Navigator, Flight Lieutenant Luke Warner The aircraft lost one main wheel during take off and it was decided the safest method to land was with the complete undercarriage retracted. The arrestor hook system was successfully employed to stop the aircraft.
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Successful wheels up landing of F-111C at Royal Australian Air Force base Amberley. Pilot, Flying Officer Peter Komar Navigator, Flight Lieutenant Luke Warner Airforce fire tenders wait for aircraft to land for RAAF F111 to attempt a wheels up landing The aircraft lost one main wheel during take off and it was decided the safest method to land was with the complete undercarriage retracted. The arrestor hook system was successfully employed to stop the aircraft.
Successful wheels up landing of F-111C at Royal Australian Air Force base Amberley. Pilot, Flying Officer Peter Komar Navigator, Flight Lieutenant Luke Warner Airforce fire tenders hose down aircraft with foam after a successful landing The aircraft lost one main wheel during take off and it was decided the safest method to land was with the complete undercarriage retracted. The arrestor hook system was successfully employed to stop the aircraft.
Successful wheels up landing of F-111C at Royal Australian Air Force base Amberley. Pilot, Flying Officer Peter Komar Navigator, Flight Lieutenant Luke Warner Air crew give a high five to each other after saftely walking away from aircraft The aircraft lost one main wheel during take off and it was decided the safest method to land was with the complete undercarriage retracted. The arrestor hook system was successfully employed to stop the aircraft.
Successful wheels up landing of F-111C at Royal Australian Air Force base Amberley. Pilot, Flying Officer Peter Komar Navigator, Flight Lieutenant Luke Warner F-111 sitting on main runway at RAAF Amberley after being hosed down with foam on completion of successful wheels up landing. The aircraft lost one main wheel during take off and it was decided the safest method to land was with the complete undercarriage retracted. The arrestor hook system was successfully employed to stop the aircraft.
Successful wheels up landing of F-111C at Royal Australian Air Force base Amberley. Pilot, Flying Officer Peter Komar Navigator, Flight Lieutenant Luke Warner Air Force fire crew hose down aircraft with foam after a successful wheels up landing. The aircraft lost one main wheel during take off and it was decided the safest method to land was with the complete undercarriage retracted. The arrestor hook system was successfully employed to stop the aircraft.
6 Squadron Pilot, Flying Officer P. Komar I Squadron Navigator, Flight Lieutenant M. Warner Standing in front of RF-111C aircraft they successfully landed with the wheels up after losing a main wheel on take off. Image taken on Wednesday 19 Jul 06 at Royal Australian Air Force base Amberley.
Personnel from 1 and 6 Squadrons prepare and remove the damaged F-111 from the main runway at Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley. The aircraft lost one main wheel during take off on the 18th of July and it was decided the safest method to land was with the complete undercarriage retracted. The arrestor hook system was successfully employed to stop the aircraft and the crew walked away safely.
Personnel from 1 and 6 Squadrons prepare and remove the damaged F-111 from the main runway at Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley. The aircraft lost one main wheel during take off on the 18th of July and it was decided the safest method to land was with the complete undercarriage retracted. The arrestor hook system was successfully employed to stop the aircraft and the crew walked away safely.