The Ysleta Independent School District said no one was injured when the ammo box hit Parkland Elementary School in El Paso on Thursday afternoon. The ammo box left a hole in the roof and caused a power outage in part of the building.
Days after local residents near Yokota Air Base, Japan, protested the arrival of five Air Force CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft due to safety concerns, part of a military parachute landed on the grounds of a nearby school.
Officials at nearby Fort Bliss said they’ll reassess flight patterns as part of their investigation.
In a statement, 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade commander Col. Jay Hopkins said he was sorry for the damage and grateful no one was hurt.