Lost Nuke

  • 2004
  • TV-PG

Recalling a February 1950 incident in which an engine fire forced the 17-person crew of an Air Force B-36 bomber equipped with a nuclear weapon to abandon the plane over the British Columbia coast. A massive search-and-rescue operation followed, but the plane and five missing crew members were presumed lost in the Pacific Ocean. Three years later, however,...

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Recalling a February 1950 incident in which an engine fire forced the 17-person crew of an Air Force B-36 bomber equipped with a nuclear weapon to abandon the plane over the British Columbia coast. A massive search-and-rescue operation followed, but the plane and five missing crew members were presumed lost in the Pacific Ocean. Three years later, however, the plane was found on Mount Kologet, nearly 200 miles north of its last known location.

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