Sunday, July 3, 2005

Bombs Away!

1. "Jet accidentally drops bomb on hiking trail"
"Military officials are investigating why a jet fighter accidentally
 dropped a 25-pound practice bomb on a hiking trail a mile from its
 intended target in southeastern Pennsylvania"

2. "Fighter pilot mistakenly targets US school"
"A United States National Guard F-16 fighter plane has mistakenly fired
 25 rounds of ammunition at the Little Egg Harbour Intermediate School
 in South New Jersey"

3. "US bomber misses target for flypast at air show"
"An American B52 bomber flew from America for a flypast at the Farnborough
 Air Show yesterday but picked the wrong airfield"

4. "Harrier crash forces evacuations in Ariz."
"A Marine Harrier jet carrying four 500-pound bombs crashed Wednesday in a
 residential neighborhood, forcing the evacuation of 1,300 residences"

5. "British ships carried atomic weapons in 1982 Falklands War"
"British ships carried nuclear weapons to the Falkland Islands during the
 1982 war with Argentina because there wasn't time to unload them before
 setting off, according to an official history of the conflict published