14:01 GMT04 August 2021
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    The US military is investigating an accident involving a Humvee armored car during a test drop in North Carolina.

    A video published online shows a US military transport plane dropping a Humvee a mile away from the intended drop zone at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Military.com reported.

    "They were going in for a time-on-target on Sicily Drop Zone at 1 p.m. Everything was going well; they were at the one-minute mark to the drop zone," base spokesman Tom McCollum said.

    "We don't know what happened, but the platform went out early and landed in a rural area. There was no one hurt. No private property was damaged," he added.

    The Airborne and Special operations Test Directorate was testing a new heavy-drop platform loaded with a Humvee.

    According to Miliary.com, no one was hurt during the accident which is currently being investigated.

    A similar mishap happened during an April 2016 drill by the US 173 Airborne Brigade in Germany, when three Humvee vehicles came loose from their heavy-drop platforms and crashed onto a designated drop area.

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