It’s Raining Ammo: Ammunition Falls Out of Helicopter, Hits School in US El PasoCC BY-SA 2.0 / Michael Dorausch / Ammunition Component Box – ExplosiveUS14:36 18.05.2018(updated 14:43 18.05.2018) Get short URL
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A box of ammunition fell out of a military helicopter and crashed into an elementary school in southern US state of Texas on Thursday afternoon, KTSM NewsChannel 9 reported.
According to the broadcaster, the box hit the roof of Parkland Elementary School and landed in one of the classrooms. No one was injured, the media noted.
Col. Jay Hopkins, the commander of the 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade, apologized for the damage and said that the incident was being investigated.
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Local police collected the ammunition and plan on returning it to the military, the media concluded.
El Paso is a city on the US-Mexican border. US Fort Bliss Army Base has several locations across the city.