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An F-4 Phantom crashes off of the deck of the USS Saratoga CV-60, photo 1.

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Aboard the USS Kitty Hawk, Tonkin Gulf, Yankee station off of Viet Nam

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This F-4 Phantom crashes into the water after being launched off of the deck of the USS Saratoga CV-60 aircraft carrie

Photo from Brad Jones
 stationed aboard the USS Saratoga CV-60

the start of the viet nam war ordered by president johnson

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This F-4 Phantom II crashes into the water after being launched off of the deck of the USS Saratoga CV-60 aircraft carrier. The Phantom is on the left and the plane on the right is an A-7 Corsair II.

1980 aboard USS Saratoga (CV-60). VF-103 Phantom launching from the Port Bow Catapult when the bridle broke before the reached flying speed. Both the Pilot and RIO ejected and were safely recovered.

The first photo shows the moment when the bridle broke (note that the Phantom does have afterburners lit) and the second photo shows the  two parachutes over the pancaked Phantom.



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