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Another nuke-sniffing plane joins Offutt fleet

Crew members from Offutt Air Force Base’s 55th Wing in Nebraska feasted their eyes last week on something they hardly ever get to see: a new plane.

Well, sort of new.

The WC-135R “nuke-sniffer” jet that landed July 11 at the Lincoln Airport — the 55th’s temporary operating base while Offutt’s runway is replaced — was actually built in 1964.

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