Oops: Maryland National Guard Drops Practice Bomb in Bar Parking Lot


Darlene’s Tavern is the bomb — or practice bomb.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office bomb squad was responded to 5124 Sudlersville Road in Sudlersville after Maryland State Police confirmed an unknown military type device was dropped and partially buried in the paved parking lot.

An object fell from the sky about 9:20 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters initially cleared away some debris, and then discovered what looked like a military bomb. Escavation equipment was needed to totally remove the bomb from the parking lot pavement.

The 175th Wing Air National Guard is apparently responsible for the accidental dropped practice bomb.

Flashback Tulsa, Oklahoma March 2008 …


An Air National Guard jet mistakenly dropped a 22-pound non-explosive, practice bomb on an apartment complex in Tulsa, Oklahoma, damaging the foundation and wall of at least one apartment.


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Google Street View of Darlene’s Tavern, 5124 Sudlersville Road in Sudlersville, Maryland.


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