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E-2C Hawkeye Bailout in Arabian Gulf

Discussion in 'Academy/Military News' started by kp2001, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. kp2001

    kp2001 10-Year Member

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    Chockstock "Forever One Team" 5-Year Member

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    How terrible - I hope they find the missing crew member soon.

    Question though - whats the difference between bailing out and ditching?
     
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    SteveHolt243 5-Year Member

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    Bailout - jump with a parachute.

    Ditch - land the aircraft in the water and then egress.
     
  4. kp2001

    kp2001 10-Year Member

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    Over a day later and still no word on the fourth crew member. This does not appear to likely have a good outcome, but keep the prayers going until we get a final word.
     

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