What happens when a Harrier jet lands on mattresses? (4 Photos)

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It seems the Harrier vertical take-off and landing jet in these pictures had trouble with its landing gear. Since it has the capability to land vertically, some quick-thinking ground staff built a platform of mattresses (presumably stripped from the local barracks) for it to land on. It worked, too - except for a mattress being sucked into the air intake!

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Comments:

  1. D.Sharp says:

    I wonder if the pilot felt the pea through the mattresses?

  2. Wowman says:

    Wow, just wow

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