|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:22:53 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] "World War II-era aerial bomb safely detonated in Buxton [NC] on Friday afternoon"|
[This safely concluded incident is a reminder that offshore ordinance does not always remain offshore. - LS] World War II-era aerial bomb safely detonated in Buxton on Friday afternoon By Joy Crist Island Free Press (NC) October 23, 2020 A 100-pound aerial bomb from the World War II-era, which was discovered on a Buxton beach on Thursday morning, has been successfully detonated by a U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit, per a Friday afternoon update. The three-person EOD team reported that there was a dull thud and sand tossed into the air approximately 60 feet. The EOD unit used a combination of explosives to detonate the ordnance, including C-4. Cape Hatteras National Seashore maintenance staff are working to cover the hole left behind by the detonation. All beaches in the immediate area, which were temporarily closed, have reopened to the public. … For the entire article, see https://islandfreepress.org/outer-banks-news/world-war-ii-era-aerial-bomb-safely-detonated-in-buxton-on-friday-afternoon/ See also https://www.newsobserver.com/news/state/north-carolina/article246639613.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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