Things That Go Bump in the Night

Lalor, Tom.
May 2003
Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May2003, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p30
Recounts one of the author's experiences piloting an Intruder aircraft for the U.S. Navy. Collision with another aircraft during night training flight; Loss of combined hydraulics; Lessons learned from the accident.


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