Photo #: NH 90350
USS Shangri-La (CVS-38)
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) William Belden ejects from his Douglas A-4E "Skyhawk" attack aircraft (Bureau # 150117) as it rolls into the carrier's port catwalk after suffering a brake failure following recovery, 2 July 1970.
LtJG Belden ejected safely and was rescued by Shangri-La's helicopter.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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16 April 2001