Amazing F/A-18 Crash

A Canadian Air Force F/A-18 Hornet loses all control while conducting an air-show practice flight at an Alberta airport. As it happened, the Bee Gees' song Staying Alive was playing over the public address system at the time.

The pilot lands safely.  As U.S. Air Force photographer Gerald R. Massie said after the 1944 crash-landing of his B17, "Any landing you can walk away from is a good one."

Here's the video, from NBC:

Related links: Unfreakingbelievable helicopter crash photos/video

To learn how to land a plane if your pilot bails, leaving you to crash, read Twice a Spy.* Click here for SR-71 Blackbird photos. And for more plane porn: Birdwatching.

*If you're going to read Twice a Spy, it pays to read Once a Spy first. (You'll learn what to do if your helicopter experiences catastrophic engine failure mid-air and your pilot, a CIA officer with early-onset Alzheimer's, has forgotten the procedure.)