13 Arrested Landings in 1 Hour

Six FA-18D Hornet aircraft made 13 arrested landings within one hour on West Field here Dec. 7 during Exercise Forager Fury 2012. This is a new record for the Marines on Tinian. The last record of 10 was set in June during Exercise Geiger Fury 2012. The aircraft are with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadrons 224 and 225, which are currently under the Unit Deployment Program with Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The Marines that set up the expeditionary arresting gear are with with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, MAG-12, 1st MAW, III MEF. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. J. Gage Karwick/released)