FJ-3 aircrafts being loaded with Sidewinder missile on board USS Bonhomme Richard
Japan Date:1956, June 21 Duration:1 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
United States Navy FJ-3 aircraft being towed by a yellow tractor up the deck of USS Bonhomme Richard (CV-31) in waters off coast of California. The aircraft is from Navy Squadron VF-211 (Red Checkertails). It carries tail code "G" of Carrier Group 21. Ordnance men load Sidewinder missile on underside of wings of FJ-3 aircraft. A man polishes nose of the missile as another man conducts flashlight test check on the nose. The FJ-3 aircraft is catapulted from the carrier.
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