TIL of the Grumman F-11 Tiger aircraft, which is known for being the first aircraft to shoot itself down. During a test-firing of its cannons, the pilot fired 2 bursts during a shallow dive. As the trajectory of the rounds decayed, they hit the plane, forcing the pilot to crash-land. He survived.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grumman_F-11_Tiger

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