A crippled B-52 carrying a pair of nuclear bombs suffered a loss of pressure at 10,000 feet.
The commander stayed aboard to pilot the plane away from Yuba City in California before ejecting at 4,000 feet.
Being really young we were totally dumb and didn’t know what we were doing and we were, like, “Let’s just not tell anyone, let’s keep it a secret.” I mean six months into it, it was nothing, but after a year and a half it was a big story that people were waiting to hear and we kept lying about it because it had gone on for so long.
It was, like, ‘Well, we can’t come out now with it because we’d already been telling people that it wasn’t the truth’.
The blasts from the Mark 39 bombs - each one 260 times the power of the explosive that was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, in the Second World War - would have killed thousands around Goldsboro, North Carolina where they landed.She serves as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and occasional keyboardist of the rock band Paramore.Williams was born in Meridian, Mississippi and moved to Franklin, Tennessee after her parents divorced when she was 14.The plane crashed but nothing detonated and the bombs were recovered.A B-52 carrying four hydrogen bombs blew up during an airborne refuel.Williams recorded the song "Teenagers" for the soundtrack of Jennifer's Body (2009) and has made numerous collaborations with artists such as October Fall, The Chariot, Set Your Goals and New Found Glory.