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52 years ago, the US Air Force lost 4 nuclear bombs in Spain - Business Insider

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'We came in behind the tanker, and we were a little bit fast,' one bomber pilot said. 'All of a sudden all hell seemed to break loose.'

He was so covered in plutonium during the cleanup that the Air Force made him wash off in the ocean and took his clothes. Four years later he developed testicular cancer and a rare lung infection; he has had cancer in his lymph nodes three times since then.

'You have to understand, they told us everything was safe,' Kindler said. 'We were young. We trusted them. Why would they lie?'

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