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Picture of a RA-5C Vigilante catching the third wire on the deck of the USS Kitty Hawk.

Some great pictures from Brad Jones.
Aboard the USS Kitty Hawk, Tonkin Gulf, Yankee station off of Viet Nam.
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A great shot of an RA5C Vigilante catching the 3rd arresting wire on the USS Kitty Hawk in the Tonkin Gulf

Photo from Brad Jones
 stationed aboard the USS Kitty Hawk

the start of the viet nam war ordered by president johnson

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A great shot of an RA5C Vigilante catching the 3rd arresting wire on the USS Kitty Hawk in the Tonkin Gulf

When: January 1968
Where: Aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63)
Location: On Yankee Station - Tonkin Gulf, North Vietnam
Who: RVAH-11 Checkertails (NAS Sanford, Florida)

Aircraft: RA-5C Vigilante

Has he got the third wire? Look closely! All 3 wheels are still
off the deck (for a couple more microseconds if his hook does
have the wire). They're about to feel the THUMP all the way
down in the aft mess decks



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