LIVE OAK (CBSMiami/AP) — An Air Force fighter jet dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida after it hit a bird.
The home base of the jet, Moody Air Force Base in central Georgia, said in a release there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage after the 25-pound, nonexplosive training munitions were dropped Monday afternoon by an A-10C Thunderbolt II jet.READ MORE: Brightline Trains Begin Rolling Again Next Month
The base said a “bird strike” had caused “an inadvertent release” of the three dummy bombs.READ MORE: Human Remains Found Near Site Where Brian Laundrie's Items Found; Sarasota Medical Examiner To Examine Remains
The Air Force said it didn’t know where the training bombs landed, but the suspected area was about 54 miles south of the base near Suwannee Springs.
The Air Force said the dummy bombs, though inert, contain small pyrotechnic charges and should not be handled.MORE NEWS: Tri-Rail Returns To Full Schedule Next Week
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