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You Have Got To Watch This US Marine Land A Jet Plane On A Stool After The Landing Gear Failed

US Marine Corps pilot Captain William Mahoney found himself in an unlikely and highly dangerous soup (not literally, of course). While navigating an AV-8B Harrier jet plane, Mahoney realised that there was trouble with his landing gear. All of this unfolded at the USS Bataan – an assault ship owned by the US Navy and named after the Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines.

The aircraft was designed in a manner that allowed it to take off and land vertically, aided by its engines and four nozzles. However, when the time came for landing, they discovered that the landing gear in the nose of the aircraft was not working.

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