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Date: 15:00 UTC 30/10/1951 |
Type: Airburst @350m |
Yield: 14 Kt
Charlie was airdropped from a B-50 over Yucca flats and was the 8th NTS shot. A B-17 sample drone caught in the fireball had most of its fabric control surfaces, tires and wiring incinerated, but still managed a good landing. One of the T-33 drones that went into the cloud also got caught and was completely burned up in the fireball.
Published on: 2006-01-22 (15561 reads)[ Go Back ]