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Thursday, September 16, 2004

Bombs Away!

One night during the Second World War, an allied bomber was on a mission over Germany. The plane was in perfect condition and everything on it worked properly. When it had reached its target, the pilot ordered the bomb doors opened. They opened. He then ordered the bombs released. They were released. But the bombs did not fall from the plane.
Why should this be so?


Blogger egyptia said...

can i ask some yes or no questions here?

were the bombs loaded? did the piolet change his mind?

September 23, 2004 at 12:57 PM  
Blogger African Doctor said...

Yes, the bombs were loaded
No, the pilot did not change his mind

September 23, 2004 at 3:12 PM  
Blogger Chris said...

Plane was shot down and fell in freefall.

November 9, 2004 at 12:53 PM  
Blogger GlimmerMan said...

Was the aircraft inverted ?

January 12, 2005 at 2:20 AM  
Anonymous Egyptchampion said...

The plane was upside down.

May 7, 2005 at 5:45 AM  
Blogger African Doctor said...

Right answer glimmerman and egyptchampion

May 10, 2005 at 2:36 AM  
Blogger buYFzrSR said...


January 21, 2006 at 8:59 PM  
Blogger Patricia said...

There were no bombs loaded in the plane.

March 29, 2007 at 6:51 PM  
Anonymous Bryan Kelly said...

I don't like this answer. The pilot wouldn't order the bombs to drop if the plane was upside down.

What used to actually happen was ice would form and freeze the bombs into place. The bombs would never drop. The pilot would have to fly home in lower altitude until the ice thawd and then they'd drop the load in the ocean so they had enough gas to get home.

"They froze" is a much better answer.

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