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ST. LOUIS - A pilot for the Missouri Air National Guard is suing Boeing Corp. over the crash of an F-15C Eagle he was flying on a training mission.
Maj. Stephen Stilwell says he suffered serious injuries when he ejected as the aircraft broke in half over southern Missouri
Still, it seems kinda…I dunno…weird?…to sue someone for something like this. I always kinda looked it as an assumption of risk to squeeze my soft, pinkish and pasty-white bod into a jet filled with 20,000 of jet fuel and have 6 high explosive missiles strapped on and THEN hook up to a steam catapult on a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier - but I suppose that’s just me. If I were an Air Force puke, then mebbe I’d be a bit more skeptical about the steed I’d climb in to ride. I mean, anyone who has to flare to land…
Originally posted by kilcoo316
I swear - the best place for a lawyer is at the bottom of a f**king lake with concrete strapped to their ankles.
[edit on 25/3/08 by kilcoo316]