C-17 from Joint Base Charleston accidentally drops Humvee vehicle over North Carolina town

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JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – This afternoon at approximately 1 p.m., a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, 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, according to the news release.  


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


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


This incident is under investigation.

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