Flames and smoke billow up from fires on the flight deck of USS Essex (CV-9) near the starboard bow, after a McDonnell F2H-2 Banshee jet fighter crashed into parked aircraft in a deck landing accident on 16 September 1951 [3600 x 2806]

Flames and smoke billow up from fires on the flight deck of USS Essex (CV-9) near the starboard bow, after … More

Republic P-47D-20-RE Thunderbolt 42-76378 of the 389th Fighter Squadron, 366th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force shredded by its own hung 500 lb bomb on landing in Belgium – 31st December 1944 [1905×1065]

Republic P-47D-20-RE Thunderbolt 42-76378 of the 389th Fighter Squadron, 366th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force shredded by its own hung … More

A Douglas AD-4 Skyraider of attack squadron VA-115 Arabs, Carrier Air Group 11 (CVG-11), bursts into flame as the engine breaks off upon landing aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) on 12 December 1950. [3000 × 2400]

A Douglas AD-4 Skyraider of attack squadron VA-115 Arabs, Carrier Air Group 11 (CVG-11), bursts into flame as the engine … More

Six 158-foot, U.S. Navy Landing Ships being overhauled at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, prior to transfer overseas under the Mutual Defense Assistance Program [2226 x 2914]

Six 158-foot, U.S. Navy Landing Ships being overhauled at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, prior to transfer overseas … More