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The Nation; Chain of errors blamed for nuclear arms going undetected; Air Force inquiry says officers failed five times to check missiles before a flight to another base.
Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles, Calif.
Subjects: Armed forces; Investigations; Nuclear weapons; Military aircraft
Author: Spiegel, Peter
Date: Oct 20, 2007
Start Page: A.10
Section: Main News; Part A; National Desk
Abstract (Document Summary)

Air Force weapons officers assigned to secure nuclear warheads failed on five occasions to examine a bundle of cruise missiles headed to a B-52 bomber in North Dakota, leading the plane's crew to unknowingly fly six nuclear-armed missiles across the country.

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