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1961 Goldsboro B-52 crash (wikipedia.org)
10 points by rrauenza on Dec 16, 2016 | hide | past | favorite | 3 comments

This and many other horrors are touched on in the great book Command and Control: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Command_and_Control_(book)

It's truly astonishing the US hasn't nuked itself at least a half dozen times.

These bombers were flying all over the place day and night with fully operable nuclear weapons.

Recent news relating to an incident in Canada: http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/mark-iv-nuclear-wea...

I was just reading about this earlier on, as it was one of the examples on: http://nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/

It lets you visualise the impact over your own house (town field accepts zip/post codes).

As a North Carolina resident, I'm glad it didn't detonate (even though I wasn't alive yet)!

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