The grainy video shows US airman John Bridget being sucked into the engine by his arm. A US airman was sucked into the engine of a fighter jet for three minutes, and managed to survive. In the short clip, shot on board the USS Eisenhower, the trainee can be seen moving towards the engine when he is almost pulled inside. And according to an account from a colleague on board, Bridget managed to survive due to a quirk in the jet's design - and because of his helmet. In the footage, which has recently surfaced online, as Bridget begins to get sucked in a fellow crew member races towards the engine to turn it off. By Harry Kemble.
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By Dailymail. Shocking footage has emerged showing a soldier being sucked into the engine of a US fighter during the Gulf War. The video, which was filmed aboard the USS Eisenhower on February 20, , shows trainee John Bridget checking the launch mechanism on an A63 Intruder - an attack aircraft used by the US military from to