Chappie very nearly ended-up landing on the very machine he'd just abandoned. Unlike the unfortunate passenger in this one; Accident BAe Harrier T.4A XZ147, 25 Sep 1991We lost a Harrier at the Lowestoft Air Show,2002. From what I can gather, the Harrier was in the hover and he hit the nozzle lever..... Plop..... Doh!!
Poor lass, hope she managed to carry on with her career. Sorry to say "Butterfingers" Cann did land on his dying Bird, it bit him back and broke his ankle.
Enquiry report here:That's different to what we were told locally nozzle lever, if you've seen the RAF report, I stand corrected.
Hence the commentBritish Phantoms were sometimes described, most likely by a certain famously caustic senior British aviation writer, as the "most powerful, most expensive, and slowest Phantoms in the world."
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