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|Shooting Yourself Down|
The F-11 Tiger was one of the first supersonic jets. It was a Navy craft, flying off aircraft carriers. From 1957-1969 it was used by the Blue Angels flight team.
But on September. 21, 1956, it became known for something else: the first jet aircraft to shoot itself down! During a test firing of its 20 mm cannons, Pilot Tom Attridge fired two bursts midway through a shallow dive—only to catch up with the rounds on their descent. The jet was disabled and had to crash land—thankfully, the pilot survived.
When we get too busy in life, and move to fast, we can shoot ourselves down.
Reference: "Grumman F-11 Tiger," wikipedia.org