1966 Palomares B-52 crash site

1966 Palomares B-52 crash site


Palomares, Spain (ES)
The 1966 Palomares B-52 crash or Palomares incident occurred on 17 January 1966, when a B-52G bomber of the United States Air Force's Strategic Air Command collided with a KC-135 tanker during mid-air refuelling at 31,000 feet (9,450 m) over the Mediterranean. In March 2009, Time magazine identified the Palomares accident as one of the world's "worst nuclear disasters".
The 1966 Palomares B-52 crash or Palomares incident occurred on 17 January 1966, when a B-52G bomber of the United States Air Force's Strategic Air Command collided with a KC-135 tanker during mid-air refuelling at 31,000 feet (9,450 m) over the Mediterranean. In March 2009, Time magazine identified the Palomares accident as one of the world's "worst nuclear disasters".
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By: Mike1989

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