The Experience of Crashing a Fighter Jet on an Aircraft Carrier
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New March 2023! Accompanied by footage of the event, fighter pilot Bill Stryker describes the experience of crashing his jet on an aircraft carrier and the recovery process.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Miitary-95**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • That is an amazing story and it calls for a dramatic or comedic scene to be written about it. Task your students to do this.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.