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US fisherman 'catches' missile


A Florida fisherman had an unexpected catch when he brought aboard a missile from an F15 fighter jet.

Rodney Soloman hooked the missile in the Gulf of Mexico and presented it to Eglin Air Force Base Bomb Squad, who initially said it was live and unstable.

The air force later said that it was a telemetry missile that carried no explosives, but turned down Mr Solomon's request to keep his unusual catch as a souvenir.


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