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OOPS! Malfunction Photos

From the Archives of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum and the Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department, U.S. Army Quartermaster School and Center, Fort Lee, Virginia

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Operation “Test Drop”, Fort Bragg, NC, February 1953, An MRS tractor which landed upside down is being pulled by parachutes attached to it.   The tractor is part of the heavy equipment dropped during the exercise.
U.S. Army Photo

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Rhine-Durkheim, Germany, Operation “Curestone”, Members of the 547th Combat Engineer Battalion pick up the wreckage of a bridge section that slipped out of a parachute and hurtled to the ground, 11 March 1952

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1986 U.S. Army Photo