On a clear day back in 1998......Veteran Marine Corps pilot Lieutenant Colonel Peter E. Young was just above 14,000 feet while at the controls of his AV-8B Harrier II fighter jet when disaster struck-- the jet's single engine suddenly quit. Young tried twice to restart the engine, with no success. Radioing his wingman, as the sophisticated attack jet fell below 10,000 feet, Young called out "I'm losing control of this thing... I've got zero hydraulics, I've got nothing. I'm getting out of this thing... get out of my way!"As the jet passed below the 7,500 foot level still high above the California Desert, Lieutenant Colonel Young pulled the ejection handle. But as his ejection seat shot out of the plane's cockpit, the seat also malfunctioned, rotating out of position. As Young's parachute deployed above him, the harness straps twisted violently against his helmet, killing the 42 ye ...