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18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle damaged during landing at St Louis, ejections...

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Re: 18may2021: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing in/at St Louis...

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Re: 18may2021: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing in/at St Louis...

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Quite likely a overstatement to state 'wrecked'. In RAF terms the F-15 would probably be classified at about CAT3. Back to KSTL for some more TLC for that one.

If this was based on a story in the Daily Wail, as the report on ASN would suggest, it's accuracy is in doubt from the get-go.
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Re: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing at St Louis, ejections...

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'Wrecked??" Hardly - more like the rain tires weren't fitted and she slid of the runway. Pilot(s) may have misjudged and pulled the striped handle
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Re: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing at St Louis, ejections...

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'Wrecked??" Hardly - more like the rain tires weren't fitted and she slid of the runway. Pilot(s) may have misjudged and pulled the striped handle
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Re: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing at St Louis, ejections...

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Statement says: " written off"
What's true?
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Re: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing at St Louis, ejections...

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Alpha Kilo One wrote: 18 May 2021, 19:34 Statement says: " written off"
What's true?
Maybe the canopy is written off...
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Re: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing at St Louis, ejections...

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According to the video, the bird landed at Scott AFB, which is in Illinois while St.Louis is on the other side of the river, in Missouri (which coincides with the name of that same river :lol: ).
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Re: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle damaged during landing at St Louis, ejection(s)...

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...okay, titled got edited :!:
to "damaged", for now... :|
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Re: 18may2021 pictures: F-15 Eagle wrecked during landing at St Louis, ejections...

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Bennie wrote: 18 May 2021, 20:06 According to the video, the bird landed at Scott AFB, which is in Illinois while St.Louis is on the other side of the river, in Missouri (which coincides with the name of that same river :lol: ).
The civil side of Scott AFB markets itself as East St Louis Airport.

Similar to Ryanair quoting a flight to Frankfurt-Hahn, or Glasgow-Prestwick. Could they get away with Amsterdam East (Eindhoven)?
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