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ID:

514

Date:

2005-12-29

Headline:

Navy cracks down on "Supermanning" stunt

Reporter's name:

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Norfolk, VA

Summary:

A U.S. Navy commander who was surprised to hear that some naval crewmen were dangling out of helicopters with minimal support in a "Superman"-style pose instituted disciplinary measures to deter such activity after an officer fell to his death in the Persian Gulf.

Notes:

The Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot used FOIA to obtain a copy of the investigation report.

Keywords:

Navy, helicopter, Superman, Supermanning, death

URL:

http://www.navytimes.com/legacy/new/1-292925-1438159.php


Agencies:

DOD

States:

VA

Categories:

military


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