The missile is programmed for self-destruction in the air in case of erroneous start.
Air force fighter Spain Eurofighter during a flight over the South of Estonia by mistake launched a military missile of class “air-air” AMRAAM.
The incident happened on Tuesday, August 7, at 15:44 on air ground Pangode.
In Forces of defence of Estonia reported that the military are searching for the rocket. Its trajectory, location and date not known.
It is noted that the rocket is programmed for self-destruction in the air in case of false start, but it is possible that she could fall to the ground.
The length of the AMRAAM missiles – 3.7 metres long with a diameter of 18 inches. People who can detect the missile or parts of it, please in any case not to touch her, to retire to a safe distance and immediately report the find to military or emergency services.