F-35C Landing Mishap On USS Carl Vinson

An F-35C launches from the USS Carl Vinson in September 2021.
Credit: U.S. Navy
An F-35C experienced a mishap upon landing on the USS Carl Vinson while in the South China Sea on Jan. 24. The pilot safely ejected, was recovered by a helicopter and is in stable condition, U.S. Pacific Fleet said in a statement. Seven sailors were injured in the incident, with three taken to a...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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