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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Two Brimstone missiles FALL OFF British Tornado fighter jet

RAF TornadoTwo missiles were smashed into pieces after they fell off a British warplane in bad weather as it returned from taking out Islamic State targets in Iraq.

The £105,000 Brimstone missiles came off an ageing Tornado fighter jet as it landed at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus this morning.

There was 'poor visibility' in the region at the time which meant the aircraft may have hit the ground at a wrong angle, forcing the missiles to detach from its mounting brackets.

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