F-22 pilot crashed while switching to emergency oxygen

The U.S. Air Force concluded that a F-22 crash in Alaska last November after the pilot entered a steep dive while trying to activate the emergency oxygen supply.

To activate the emergency oxygen, a pilot has to pull up on a small ring tucked into the side of his ejection seat. A pilot assigned to the accident investigation accidentally shifted the flight controls while trying the pull the ring during a ground simulation.

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