B‑2 Rolled Off Runway at Whiteman in Emergency Landing

A B‑2 Spirit stealth bomber rolled off the runway at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri during an emergency landing Tuesday morning, but the extent of the damage done to the aircraft remains unclear.

Air Force Global Strike Command spokesman Jennifer Greene said in an email Tuesday afternoon that the bomber had an in-flight malfunction during a training mission, and conducted an emergency landing at about 12:30 a.m. that morning. Greene said the bomber was damaged on the runway, but nobody was injured and no fire broke out. But Global Strike declined to answer questions about the nature of the malfunction or the aircraft’s damage, citing the ongoing investigation into the mishap.

The War Zone website on Wednesday posted an aerial image of the …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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