South Korean P-3 accidentally jettisoned its weapons into sea

A Republic of Korea Navy P-3 on a routine mission over the East Sea lost three Harpoon anti-ship missiles, a torpedo and depth charges after a crew member accidentally activate the emergency jettison switch.

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By 대한민국 국군 Republic of Korea Armed Forces (2014.4 세월호 구조 작전) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The weapons fell into waters 30 miles east of Yangyang around 6:10 a.m. on Jan. 1.

The navy has since dispatched a mine sweeper and salvage ship to recover the weapons.

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