Marine Corps Capt. William Mahoney worried how he would land when the nose landing gear on his AV-8B Harrier malfunctioned after he took off from the Norfolk-based USS Bataan. Fortunately for him the Bataan carries a special padded stool for just such an emergency. Mahoney says he never actually saw the stool during the landing.
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