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German Air Force Tornado makes erroneous bombing near the borders of the Netherlands

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It became known about the incident that occurred with the fighter-bomber of the German Air Force. The Tornado aircraft performed a training flight, during which the pilot was to carry out bombing at the Nordhorn test site, located in the immediate vicinity of the border with the Netherlands.


At a certain stage of the flight, the aircraft, having flown out of the airspace above the range, dropped two aviation bombs. Reportedly, we are talking about "bombs for performing training sessions."

Representatives of the service personnel of the Nordhorn test site, as well as the base to which the Tornado is assigned, began to search for the aircraft munitions dropped as a result of mistaken bombing or what was left of them. At the same time, they disseminated an appeal to local residents, so that if "unknown items" were found, they would not be touched or transported, but reported to the police.

Press service of the German Air Force:

No one was injured as a result of the incident, no material damage has been recorded at the moment. We will carry out a procedure to find out the reasons for what happened.

Last year, the German Ministry of Defense made a proposal for the phased replacement of Tornado fighter-bombers with Eurofighter combat aircraft, as well as American-made aircraft. However, until now, the Bundestag (German parliament) cannot decide on the financing of the air force rearmament program, and therefore the pilots continue to use aircraft, many of which are more than 30 years old. According to the current program, the operation of Tornado in Germany (subject to aircraft modernization) is expected until 2025.
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  1. NDR-791
    NDR-791 4 March 2021 07: 37
    +7
    pilots continue to use aircraft, many of which are over 30 years old.
    And because of such a trifle they fly anywhere? Something I can't believe. It is not for nothing that they laugh at the Bundeswehr in the very nemetswehr
    1. Sidor Amenpodestovich
      Sidor Amenpodestovich 4 March 2021 07: 46
      +2
      Quote: NDR-791
      pilots continue to use aircraft, many of which are over 30 years old.
      And because of such a trifle they fly anywhere?

      Well, maybe the pilot is attached to the plane once and for all. And many have been flying for more than thirty years. Old ones, reflexes are not the same, memory fails.
      1. Insurgent
        Insurgent 4 March 2021 08: 16
        +4
        Quote: Sidor Amenpodestovich
        Well, maybe the pilot is attached to the plane once and for all. And many have been flying for more than thirty years. Old ones, reflexes are not the same, memory fails.

        Something this vaguely reminds anecdote about an old count, a young countess, and a conjugal debt against the background of sclerosis yes

        There, the count too, everything is at the level of reflexes, "muscle memory" was yes ...
    2. Insurgent
      Insurgent 4 March 2021 07: 50
      +3
      Quote: NDR-791
      pilots continue to use aircraft, many of which are over 30 years old.
      And because of such a trifle they fly anywhere? Something I can't believe. It is not for nothing that they laugh at the Bundeswehr in the very nemetswehr

      M-dy-i what ... "Precision bombing" wassat

      The main thing is GOT! ... history yes
      There the names of the pilots, the entire Luftwaffe, and what is there - the whole "NATO" - "OTAN", will be inscribed in large, but by no means gold letters.
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  3. AlexVas44
    AlexVas44 4 March 2021 07: 47
    +4
    Interesting. Well, I made a mistake with going to the range, but what landmarks and targets did you bombard? Where will God send?
    1. bober1982
      bober1982 4 March 2021 08: 00
      +2
      Quote: AlexVas44
      Interestingly

      There are few interesting things, it may seem strange - but this is a familiar thing, although it is clear that there is little good.
      The Germans were unable to agree with the Dutch that they would keep quiet.
      1. YOUR
        YOUR 4 March 2021 08: 14
        +3
        What to negotiate. They were on their territory. Close to the border, but on our own.
        1. bober1982
          bober1982 4 March 2021 08: 26
          +1
          Quote: YOUR
          They were on their territory.

          This means that we did not agree with our own.
    2. YOUR
      YOUR 4 March 2021 08: 11
      +2
      He's got a navigator for a spanking pispandorin. You croaked in place, he pressed the reset button and pressed.
      1. bober1982
        bober1982 4 March 2021 08: 36
        0
        Quote: YOUR
        he reset the button and pressed.

        The stopwatch did not turn on, when entering the combat course, it did not control it in the old-fashioned way. The mouth was gaping, did not work on the combat path.
  4. Lech from Android.
    Lech from Android. 4 March 2021 07: 53
    +2
    We would have hit the dwarf state of Monaco or Luxembourg with one bomb ... and there is no Luxembourg with Monaco. Here you will not miss, you will definitely get somewhere.
  5. rocket757
    rocket757 4 March 2021 07: 57
    +4
    It happens ... and not so "dropped", for various reasons.
    Practical - training ammunition, not a very dangerous thing, if you figure it out, except that a direct hit on the "target", yes, it is dangerous.
    1. cniza
      cniza 4 March 2021 09: 01
      +4
      We also have such cases, but the territories and opportunities are incomparable ...
      Good time! hi
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 4 March 2021 09: 47
        +4
        Welcome soldier
        If you count how many super-dangerous military ammunition "lost" ... somehow it becomes uncomfortable.
        1. cniza
          cniza 4 March 2021 09: 57
          +4
          Yes, especially minke whales and not at all simple ammunition ...
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 4 March 2021 10: 27
            +2
            Almost everyone who has a super dangerous thing and it was not in warehouses was noted here.
  6. Boromir1941
    Boromir1941 4 March 2021 08: 02
    0
    everything is strange. they will fly in the wrong place, then they will drop them in the wrong place. what are they - ku-ku ?!
    1. Ros 56
      Ros 56 4 March 2021 08: 21
      -1
      And what did you want from the rainbow ones, now the army of the striped ones will grow. It pleases me, because it will not be an army, but a gathering ........ Hmm, I can't even find a word. fellow
  7. Cowbra
    Cowbra 4 March 2021 08: 10
    +2
    Yes, the navigation system has given up old age. That is, they usually flew over a pack of Belomor, and here he also spilled coffee on it. PiSi: where did he only get a pack of Belomor in Holland? Oh well yeah laughing
  8. Ros 56
    Ros 56 4 March 2021 08: 15
    +4
    Yes, it was necessary to hit right across Amsterdam and ... all the same, they would have blamed the Russians. They now have it squeak of fashion. laughing
    1. Egoza
      Egoza 4 March 2021 08: 20
      0
      Quote: Ros 56
      . all the same would have been dumped on the Russians. They now have it squeak of fashion.

      They will find a cigarette butt from Belomor near the "bonba" and they will definitely dump it on the Russians.
  9. Mouse
    Mouse 4 March 2021 08: 15
    +6
    Maybe it’s not the bobbin .... the dumbbell was sitting in the car? recourse
    1. cniza
      cniza 4 March 2021 08: 57
      +3
      They better train with their hands, there is nowhere to fly and train ... hi
      1. Mouse
        Mouse 4 March 2021 09: 02
        +3
        hi
        They better train with their hands, there is nowhere to fly and train ...

        They should sit on the ground! The very thing ... everyone can sleep more peacefully ...
        1. cniza
          cniza 4 March 2021 09: 09
          +3
          If they want, let them rent polygons from us and train ... lol
          1. Mouse
            Mouse 4 March 2021 09: 13
            +3
            You will also say .... you can't do it .... on our training grounds against us the same force is allowed to grow .... bully do not joke so... winked
            1. cniza
              cniza 4 March 2021 09: 18
              +3
              So it is better to be supervised than to frighten the peoples of Europe ... lol
              1. Mouse
                Mouse 4 March 2021 09: 22
                +3
                They are already under supervision ... winked
                And in Europe, what is "under", what is "in" .... violet ... you understand tolerance ... wassat
                1. cniza
                  cniza 4 March 2021 09: 55
                  +3
                  I understand everything, but not to the same extent ...
  10. bar
    bar 4 March 2021 08: 18
    +2
    Why are these games in "Square"? What other "eurofighter" and war games? Launched striped ones, pay them your 2% and sit on the priest exactly.
  11. 7,62x54
    7,62x54 4 March 2021 08: 53
    0
    The pilot was guided by the WWII map.
  12. cniza
    cniza 4 March 2021 08: 55
    +2
    At a certain stage of the flight, the aircraft, having flown out of the airspace above the range, dropped two aerial bombs.


    They are very crowded there, so it is not surprising, they have nowhere to train ...
  13. Svetlana
    Svetlana 4 March 2021 09: 05
    0
    Oh, God. It was not the plane that made a training flight, but the pilot. And he bombed, too, not an airplane, but a man at the helm. The plane is an inanimate object.
  14. Ruslan Sulima
    Ruslan Sulima 4 March 2021 09: 57
    0
    Well, I missed, with whom it does not happen)
  15. Ruslan Sulima
    Ruslan Sulima 4 March 2021 10: 19
    +2
    Just add.
    A long time ago, in the 80s, he told the following rhyme:
    From our Phantom to the hour of dawn
    Rocket fell and fell
    Lost where and how we don’t know
    Let's face it, we are perplexed
    We contact this newspaper
    To all who find it with a convincing request to return
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  16. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 4 March 2021 10: 19
    0
    the German Ministry of Defense made a proposal for the phased replacement of Tornado fighter-bombers with Eurofighter combat aircraft, as well as American-made aircraft
    Will they buy American planes and immediately the bombing accuracy will be 100%, but there is no need to train pilots? They would say bluntly that the training of pilots is lame, otherwise they are trying to write off the old planes. And for the Dutch this is a sign from heaven - "stick out" less guys, or maybe even on your head. Some (the Danes) have flags falling from the sky, and some have bombs.
  17. Kunica
    Kunica 5 March 2021 12: 10
    0
    Wow, damn it, I almost crumpled the tulips laughing