No one on PPS Talk can recall any previous documented reports of a Walther PPS going Kaboom before. Despite much initial skepticism over this report, the owner has now provided photos to document that the explosion really did take place.
The gun is in .40 S&W, and quite a bit of different ammo was shot in it last Friday, including ammo made by Winchester, Remington, Federal, and Wolf, before it failed.
The owner is blaming the PPS for the failure, and calling the gun junk. Fortunately, he reports that he suffered no physical injury of any kind from the explosion.
Here are a couple of the photos, which unfortunately are not of very good quality:
If you want to read the entire discussion about this incident and see more photos, checkout this web page: