98-08-17

August 17, 1998

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Advisory

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR STATION, Fla. – The Air Force is asking local news media to get the word out to the public that any debris washing ashore suspected to be from the Aug. 12 Titan IVA mishap should be considered hazardous. Do not take, touch or pick it up. Please immediately report it to the 45th Space Wing command post at (407) 494-7001. The Air Force will retrieve the debris and return it to Cape Canaveral Air Station where it will be secured, catalogued and stored for the investigation.