This video shows that weapons release from military planes can go horribly wrong

If you thought that just dropping an inert weapon during a test to validate a specific platform or procedure was an easy and safe task, you were wrong.

The following video shows a series of catastrophic incidents caused by a bomb release or tank jettison gone wrong.

Impressive.

Weapons separations involving new aircraft, pylons, tanks or ordnance are always filmed to evaluate and prevent incident like those shown in the video.

Weapons release gone wrong

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David Cenciotti is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written four books.