Mobile Missile Battery Involved in Car Accident

A mobile Patriot 3 missile launching platform was involved in a car accident this morning in Xindian (Hsintien) District, New Taipei City. Nobody was hurt in the accident.

According to Chinese language media reports, the military vehicle was taking a turn at around 10:10pm when it approached the bend at the wrong angle. When the driver backed up to correct his turn, the trailer hit a civilian car stopped behind the vehicle.

The PAC-3 missiles were not damaged in the incident.

The military vehicle belongs to the Air Force Anti-Aircraft Defense unit and was on a routine training mission at the time.

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