A bomber in horizontal flight drops a bomb when it is just above the target. Explain whether the bomb hits the target or misses it ? Explain

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The bomb will miss the target. This is due to the fact that at the time of dropping, the bomb possesses horizontal speed equal to the speed of bomber. So, bomb will drop and hit the ground some distance away (= horizontal speed of bomber x time) from the place of dropping.