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McDonnell Douglas FA-18 Hornet (18-8738) - Lethbridge Ejection during practice.
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McDonnell Douglas FA-18 Hornet (18-8738)


Lethbridge Ejection during practice.


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...........and away we go!!!
Nice timing
There goes a boatload of cash.
Richard Beers
Ground shot or aerial shot? And do they regularly practice ejections? Expensive training, if you ask me.
karl renier
during practice for the airshow
Greg Davis
Really R Beers?!?!? No, not practiced. This jet is toast and hopefully pilot ok, scary situation anyway you look at it.
Greg Davis
If you look closely one engine nacelle fully open as if after-burner is lit and the other is closed down. May or may not have anything to do with incident but possible engine trouble. That happens near the ground it's always iffy.
a great capture
Roy Hunte
Whatever happens it is pretty traumatic for the pilot.
A sudden propulsion from below!
Correction - 2010.
Lanny Greer
Asta lavista baby
first time I have ever seen a FA-18 punchout!
I worked on these for 15 yrs never seen one go down
Nate Tobik
Thanks for pointing that out Greg Davis!
Freddie Smith
"Must ha' beeen something he ate...?"
well done!
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