>> Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Navy Mistakenly Drops Dummy Bomb In Virginia BeachVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (CBS) ―
The Navy said a small, inert training bomb fell Tuesday from an fighter jet that was heading to Oceana Naval Air Station. No one was hurt.
The Navy said the bomb landed near a warehouse in the resort city of Virginia Beach. Minimal damage was reported.
The F/A-18C Hornet was returning to Oceana following a training mission at the Navy's bombing range in Dare County, N.C., when it dropped the bomb. The jet landed safely.
Naval authorities were investigating.