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Military Humvee vehicle inadvertently dropped from C-17 over North Carolina

051018 | Oct. 24, 2018


This afternoon at approximately 1 p.m., a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, inadvertently dropped a military vehicle over North Carolina.


The C-17 took off from Pope Army Airfield, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on a routine air drop test training mission and inadvertently dropped a U.S. Army Humvee vehicle prematurely over Cameron, North Carolina, approximately five miles from the Fort Bragg drop zone.


The aircraft has landed safely at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina.


There are no reported injuries or damage to property at this time.


This incident is under investigation.



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