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Roll out the mattresses: VMM-164 conducts hung gear drill
190312-M-BH464-1023.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels

Mar 14, 2019
Camp Pendleton, Calif. - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Julius Sanchez, tiltrotor airframe mechanic with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, prepare to conduct an MV-22 Osprey hung gear malfunction drill at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, March 12, 2019. The purpose of the drill was to ensure that in the event of a landing gear malfunction the pilot, air crew and ground crew would be trained to conduct an emergency landing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels)


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