First up, not my life, but glad they didn't attempt airborne tankers when I was in.
I think someone didn't clear their bore before sending the round down range...
Kinda reminds me of this:
That isn't photoshop, there is nothing like the feel of a shockwave hitting your face during gunnery:
I love the smell of cordite in the morning... Smells like... Victory
Images came from Brotherhood of Tankers Facebook page.