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How do you put a Harrier on a cargo ship?

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Maybe not quite this way...


While I was looking through YouTube for a Harrier video to play for my son, I came across something called 'The Alraigo Incident'.


I had never heard about this before...but thought it was interesting enough to post on here.



Watson saw that some cargo containers formed essentially a deck, one similar to a landing pad he had used during training. “Well, I thought, in for a penny, in for a pound, and I landed the airplane on the containers.”

Full story here: The Alraigo Incident


And video from the news reports at the time:




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If you listen carefully you can hear his brass balls clinging.

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