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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

A-10 Warthog hits bird, drops 3 dummy bombs over Florida | Air Force Times

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The Air Force says it’s investigating after a fighter jet struck a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida.

Moody Air Force Base in central Georgia said in a news release there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage after the 25-pound (11-kilogram), nonexplosive training munitions were dropped Monday afternoon by an A-10C Thunderbolt II jet. The base said a “bird strike” had caused “an inadvertent release” of the three dummy bombs.

 

Source: A-10 Warthog hits bird, drops 3 dummy bombs over Florida | Air Force Times

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