Category Archives: Naval Aviation

The Day the Navy Bombed Market Street

Military aircraft often drop dummy training ordnance during practice flights. Sometimes the bombs accidentally fall on cities, like San Francisco. In July 1963, a U.S. Navy A-4 Skyhawk flown by U.S. Naval Reservist Lieutenant R.A. Kiner accidentally dropped a training … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy Martin XPB2M-1 Mars flying over the Golden Gate Bridge, 1945

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