Rivière-du-Loup Incident

Rivière-du-Loup Incident

In 1950, a U.S. Air Force B-50 bomber which was returning to the USA accidentally dropped a nuclear bomb due to engine troubles over the small city of Rivière-du-Loup in Quebec, Canada. The bomb was destroyed in a non-nuclear detonation before it hit the ground and scattered nearly 100 pounds of uranium.

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