Goldsboro Nuclear Mishap Marker

The marker. RJHaas (cc by-sa 3.0)

January 24, 1961 began as a normal day. But for the eight crewmen aboard the nuclear bomb-carrying B-52G that had taken off from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, things soon took a turn for the worse.

The Last Shell Oil Clamshell Station
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

A leak in the plane’s right wing put a wrench in the crew’s plans to refuel in midair. They had been commanded to fly a holding pattern until the…

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