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Broken Arrows: Remembering the Time 50 Years Ago When the Air Force Dropped Nuclear Bombs on Northern California

Monday, May 16th, 2011

The Yuba City B-52 crash that took place about 50 miles north of Sacramento in 1961.

The result was two Mark 39 (or W39, whichever) nuclear bombs tearing loose and dropping on some farmland.

See?

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Let’s hope the Air Force can go another half-century without dropping nuclear warheads on California…