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Bombing Accident

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Bombing Accident

Bombing Accident

Bombing Accident

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Tom Gjelten reports on the Pentagon investigation into the Kuwait training exercise accident last month. A U.S. Navy jet mistakenly bombed an American observation post, killing six people, and injuring five others. Investigators say an air controller on the ground realized that the wrong location was about to be bombed and tried to call it off, but a second Navy aircraft involved in the exercise mistakenly gave the go ahead