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Old 01-30-2017, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Trinopus View Post
Another real-life story: in an autobiography of a WWII B-29 pilot, the author wrote of accidentally dropping all his bombs...while the plane was stationary on the field. He pushed the wrong button.

Later re-designs shielded the button.
So, how did that not leave him in a crater afterward? How were the errant bombs cleaned up without blowing a hole in the tarmac?