WATCH: Did You Know A Harrier Jet Once Made an Emergency Landing on a Cargo Ship?

With the choice of ditching his Sea Harrier ZA176 in the Atlantic or trying an improbable emergency landing on cargo ship nearly 70 miles away, Sub-Lt Ian Watson choose the latter – and it actually worked. 

For more information on the incident you are encouraged to read Air & Space Magazine’s November 2008 article found HERE.