US Navy pilot grounded after drawing huge penis in sky with plane

Pilot banned from flying over 'immature' image

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US Navy pilot grounded after drawing huge penis in sky with plane

A US Navy pilot who used his plane to draw an image of a giant penis in the sky has been banned from flying.

The pilot created the phallic image in the sky with the Navy E/A-18 Growler warplane over Washington.

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According to the Standard, a spokesperson for the Air Station, Lieutenant Commander Leslie Hubbell, said: "The actions of this aircrew were wholly unacceptable and antithetical to Navy core values.

"We have grounded the aircrew and are conducting a thorough investigation - and we will hold those responsible accountable for their actions.


"The Navy apologises for this irresponsible and immature act."

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While the Air Station did not find it funny, some people online clearly did. One wrote: "It's a bird....it's a plane...it's a....sweet holy moses."

Another simply wrote: "Sorry but that is funny!"

And another asked: "Willy be punished?"

According to the Independent, Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker, the commander of Naval Air Forces, said in a statement: "Sophomoric and immature antics of a sexual nature have no place in Naval aviation today.

"We will investigate this incident to get all the facts and act accordingly."


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