Thursday, February 23, 2017
U.S. Air Force Fighter Wing In Germany Accidentally Sends Out A Missile Attack Warning
Popular Mechanics: Air Force Accidentally Sends out Missile Attack Warning
Complete with an inexplicable emoji.
A U.S. Air Force fighter wing in Germany accidentally sent out a missile attack warning to its members last week, warning that a missile was inbound and urging recipients to take shelter. The warning was rescinded eight minutes later.
The missile attack warning flashed across screens of computers at the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base. The warning consisted of the words:
Inbound Missile. Severity: High: Type: Other. Missile Inbound. Seek Shelter Immediately! Sites at Risk:
According to Stars and Stripes, a member of the 52nd Wing was creating a template to send out in case of attack. And also promptly sent it out to the entire wing.
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WNU Editor: I would have used this emoji ....