A Marine Corps Jet based at Cherry Point lost a fuel tank in Arizona Friday night, causing an explosion and fire but no injuries.
Marine Corps Spokesman Rob Dolan says the Twin-Engine Prowler Radar Jamming Jet, lost the tank on takeoff from the base. It was carrying about 300 gallons of fuel for the twin-engine jet when it fell off and exploded.
The fire was quickly extinguished.
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