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Cornfield Bomber

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Fighter Jet Mysteriously Lands By Itself After Pilot Ejects - Cornfield Bomber

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"Cornfield Bomber"

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F-106 Corn Field Bomber, Convair Delta Dart

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"The Cornfield Bomber"

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B-17 World War II WWII Bomber Airplane Crashes Near Chicago

The "Cornfield Bomber" is the nickname given to a Convair F-106 Delta Dart, operated by the 71st Fighter-Interceptor Squadron of the United States Air Force. In 1970, during a training exercise, it made an unpiloted landing in a farmer's field in Montana, suffering only minor damage, after the pilot had ejected from the aircraft. The aircraft, recovered and repaired, was returned to service, and is currently on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.