Air Force: Jet Accidentally Fires Rocket

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The Air Force is confirming that a jet accidentally fired a rocket into the Arizona desert between Phoenix and Tucson.

The A-10C Thunderbolt Two was on a training mission Thursday when the plane unintentionally released an M-156 rocket.

The rocket fires white phosphorus smoke to help mark targets and start fires.It landed in an uninhabited area and no injuries or damage were reported.

The Air Force is investigating.


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