Tag: SAR

The A-7D SLUF and the story of an incredible nine-hour-long "Sandy" mission flown over North Vietnam
Major Clarke's A-7D made 'a very low pass' on the guns to protect the Jolly and took a hit 'by something that felt like a 57mm.' He lost all his systems and pulled up into the clouds 'with what I hoped was wings level. About that time a SAM radar picked me up, and things didn't look too good....' The...
Norway's first AW101 SAR helicopter overturns during ground run
The AW101 was delivered less than a month ago to Norway On Nov. 24, 2017, less than a month after it was delivered to Norway, the first AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopter operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force has been badly damaged. The rotorcraft was doing a maintenance ground run when it rolled over. It had arrived at Sola...
JASDF F-4 damaged by heavy fire before take-off at Hyakuri Airbase
The incident occurred around noon time after damage to the JASDF F-4 Phantom's left-side main landing gear and both crew members were able to escape and were not injured As shown by the video you find in this article a Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) F-4 Phantom fighter caught fire while it was taxiing to the runway for take off...