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Roll out the mattresses: VMM-164 conducts hung gear drill
190312-M-BH464-1076.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels

Mar 14, 2019
Camp Pendleton, Calif. - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas Attikai, front, flight line crew chief with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 164, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), directs an MV-22 Osprey while being stabilized by Sgt. Carlos Rodriguez, rear, tiltrotor airframe mechanic with VMM-164, MAG-39, 3rd MAW, stabilizes him during a 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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