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Mon 22 Jun 2009 20:00 BBC Radio 4

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 22 June 2009

In the early hours of 5th February 1958, a mid-air collision forced a badly damaged USAF B47 bomber to drop a 7,600lb nuclear bomb in the shallow waters off the coast of Georgia. Gerry Northam travels to Mississippi to hear the pilot's story and find out why the bomb has never been found.

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