“Story is, the GIB (guy in back) was a non-pilot and decided to leave for some reason.  It was a long walk home.

 

“He was told not to touch anything!”

 

Fallon, NV: Never trust a black-shoe public affairs type. Bet the fit hit the shan on this one.”

 

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Apparently great pictures never go away.  If you wait long enough you’ll get the entire sequence.  Below is the caption that came with these pictures.  Take your pick one which is correct, the same fighter pilot sent me both picture(s).

Lonnie

 

“Convertible ... A surface warfare officer was getting an orientation ride in an F-14.  His straps were not tight enough and during maneuvering he floated up in his seat.  As he reached down he grabbed hold of the yellow and black ejection handles and away he went!”