A plane from World War II Made an emergency landing on the beach in Cocoa Beach, Florida.
- The photos were captured on video and posted on social networks
A Grumman TBF Avenger from WWII surprised locals and strangers after this stunning collapse.:
The plane was part of an aerial show Made in Florida After this unexpected incident, no injuries or unfortunate accidents were reported.
Here you can see another angle of the amazing achievement of the pilot, The fact that also caused panic and uncertainty among some tourists:
The Grumman TBM / TBF Avenger is a single-engine torpedo and assault bomberPaid It is powered by a fan and capable of carrying three passengers.
The plane became famous during World War II, especially for participating in battles like the one it was in middle of the road The giant Japanese battleships sank Yamato y Mushashi.
Why did the World War II plane crash?
The Launcher plane Grumman TBM Avenger was part of an airshow; However, small The amount of smoke Make the pilot make the decision Make an emergency landing on the beach.
The pilot did an impressive job of leaving the plane in shallow water directly in front of the beach area as spectators watched the flying displays.
Pictures circulating on social networks show how the plane slowly flew to water level Before going down smoothly and with minimal damage.
The aircraft was originally built by General Motors’ Eastern Aircraft division in 1945 And she worked for the US Navy.
The plane was rebuilt
The Grumman TBM Avenger involved in the accident has been recovered And it has been in use for a little over a year.
Before it was restored, The aircraft flew from 1956 to 1964 while serving as a water bomber in a forest fire fighting role for the United States Forest Service in Davis, California.
In 1964, the plane was transferred to the Georgia Forestry Commission in Macon, Georgia, The firefighting mission continued until 1969 When transported between a chain of private owners until it was bought by Valiant Air Command in 2002.